Erick Alfredo Ortega Rico

PhD Student, University of Vienna
Adam Smith Fellow

Erick A. Ortega Rico is a PhD/JD candidate in law at the University of Vienna. His research interests include applying constitutional economics to issues of Grand Corruption in the Venezuelan polity. Erick earned an LLM in law & economics from the University of Hamburg, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and the University of Vienna and a JD from the Central University of Venezuela, and a B.Sc in international trade and customs management from Simón Bolívar University. He was a Mercatus Center Don Lavoie Fellow during the spring 2021 semester.