Jorge is currently an Associate Professor of Economics at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and director of the Resource Center for Conflict Analysis (CERAC). A private and independent research center, specialized in studies and research on armed violence, the analysis of armed conflicts and the study of its impacts on socio-economic development and the well-being of people. In turn, Restrepo is an analyst at RCN radio.
He is a Doctor (PhD) in Economics from Royal Holloway-University of London, where he also completed a Master’s (MSc) in Economics and a Postgraduate Degree in Teaching for Higher Education. He advanced postgraduate studies in economics at the University of Cambridge and undergraduate in economics at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.