Rudolf Hommes Rodríguez

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Rudolf Hommes Rodríguez
59th Minister of Finance and Public Credit of Colombia
In office
7 August 1990 (1990-08-07) – 7 August 1994 (1994-08-07)
President César Gaviria Trujillo
Preceded by Luis Fernando Alarcón Mantilla
Succeeded by Guillermo Perry Rubio
Personal details
Born (1943-12-06) 6 December 1943 (age 70)
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Alma mater
Profession Economist
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Hommes and the second or maternal family name is Rodríguez.

Rudolf Hommes Rodríguez (born 6 December 1943) is a Colombian economist and politician, who served as Minister of Finance and Public Credit under the administration of President César Gaviria, introducing various liberal policies in Colombia's Economy. He is also a regular columnist on various Colombian media outlets, focusing mostly in finances.

Hommes attended California State University, Sacramento, where he received a BBA, a BSc, and a MBA; he also received a PhD in Management from the University of Massachusetts Amherst,[1] and has been a professor of finance, statistics, economics, and decision theory at the University of the Andes.


  1. ^ Tirado Mejía, Álvaro; Orlando Melo, Jorge; Bejarano, Jesús Antonio (1989). Nueva historia de Colombia (in Spanish) I–VI. Jaime Jaramillo Uribe (Illustrated ed.). Bogotá: Planeta. p. 15. ISBN 958-614-251-5. OCLC 20798924.