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Lorenzo Pellegrini

Lorenzo Pellegrini

Lorenzo Pellegrini is Associate Professor of Development Economics at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research focuses on ecological economics, extractive industries in Latin America and impact evaluations.

The demise of the Yasuní-ITT initiative – Back to reality or the end of the beginning?

‘A big idea from a small country’. This is how Ecuador promoted its proposal to leave oil in the soil of Yasuní National Park in exchange for financial compensation from the international community.

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