Erick Alfredo Ortega Rico

  • PhD Student, University of Vienna, Adam Smith Fellow

Erick A. Ortega Rico is a PhD/JD student in law at the University of Vienna. His research interests include applying constitutional economics to issues of 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. He was a Mercatus Center Don Lavoie Fellow during the spring 2021 semester and a Mercatus Center Adam Smith Fellow during the 2021-2022 academic year.