Tilsa Oré Mónago, Ph.D., is lecturer in Rice University's Department of Computer Science as well as a lecturer for the Master of Energy Economics program in Rice's Department of Economics.
She is also a fellow in energy and market design at the Baker Institute and a member of the Lima School of Economics (LimaSE) in Peru. Previously, she worked as a tenure-track faculty professor and director of the Undergraduate Program in Economics at the Universidad de Piura (UDEP) in Lima, Peru, and as an adjunct professor at American University in Washington, D.C.
Oré Mónago has specialized in industrial organization, applied game theory, competition policy and economic regulation. Her research focuses on market structures, pricing strategies and switching costs in network industries. She previously worked as an economist consultant for the World Bank Group's Markets and Competition Policy team, where she worked to identify and analyze restrictive regulations in product and service markets, evaluate competition conditions and propose pro-competition reforms. In Peru, as a public servant, Tilsa worked as the head of the Economic Research Unit of the Peruvian antitrust agency INDECOPI's Economic Research Division, and as an economic advisor to the Ministry of Transportation and Communication's secretariat of communications.