Jose Nicolas Marin | INCAE


INCAE emeritus professor, Nicolás Marín, originally from Nicaragua, specializes in the areas of banking, finance, international business and business strategy. He has been a consultant and director of industrial, banking and financial companies in the United States and Latin America .

He is the author of more than 50 cases and publications. In addition, he is the co-author of several books, including: Strategic Investment Analysis and Mergers and Acquisitions in Practice.

In 2013 he was nominated for Business Professor of the Year at the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) magazine The Economist.


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Emeritus Faculty
Country of origin:
Country of Residence:
Costa Rica
Office Tel .:
+506 2437-2304
Office Fax:
+506 2433-9101
Postal address: 
Campus Walter Kissling Gam 960-4050 Alajuela, Costa Rica


  • DBA - Harvard University
  • MBA - MBA Tulane University

Teaching areas

  • Strategy
  • Financials


  • Finance II
  • M&A
  • Corporate Finance
  • Introduction to Business


Work experience

Nicolás Marín is a full professor on the INCAE faculty in the areas of Finance and Strategy. His academic and research experience has been concentrated in the areas of finance, international business and company strategy. Professor Marín earned his doctorate in business administration with an orientation in international finance from Harvard University and a master's degree in business administration from Tulane University. Previously, he studied industrial relations at the Universidad Iberoamericana de México. He is a consultant and director of industrial and financial companies in the United States and Latin America. INCAE committees in which it participates Academic Policies Committee Management Committee Financial Committee Retirement Fund Committee Notes Evaluation Committee Editorial Board of INCAE Business Review