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Dr. Guillermo Donoso Harris,
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Background
Professor Donoso works at the Water Law and Economics Center of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC), where he teaches undergraduate and graduate students on Water Economics and Management and Natural Resource Economics. He was Dean of the College of Agriculture and Forestry of the Catholic University of Chile between 1998 and 2007.
His publications include book chapters such as: Water pricing experiences in Chile, Water Markets in Chile: Are They Meeting Needs? Regulating groundwater use through economic instruments: current practices, challenges and innovative approaches. and academic publications in Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Water Resources Management, Water Policy, Water Science and Technology, and Water Utilities, among others. Prof Donoso also is a board member of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) and a member of IWA’s Specialist Group Water Economics and Statistics Management Committee.

Expertise
Professor Donoso specialises on water allocation, urban water economics and policy, water use efficiencies.
He is also actively involved in research on adaptation to climate change in the water sector.