Junior Researchers

Junior Researcher at INESAD. He has a degree in Economics from the Bolivian Catholic University (UCB) in Bolivia. He complemented his academic training with various courses, among which stand out the Course of Excellence in Economics organized by the University of Chile, the Bolivian Catholic University and the Private Bolivian University; a Diploma in Quantitative Methods for Economic Analysis from the Bolivian Private University; and various courses in software packages (LaTeX and STATA), behavioral economics and scientific articles writing. He was president of the Student Scientific Society of Economics (SCEE) in 2018 and vice president in 2017 and 2019. He won the second place in the Degree Thesis Category at the Thirteenth Meeting of Economists of Bolivia organized by the Central Bank of Bolivia. He was teaching assistant of General Economics, Microeconomics and Macroeconomics at UCB. He was the benefactor of the scholarship-agreement of the Socio-Economic Research Institute in conjunction with the Hanns Seidel Foundation and research assistant at the Socio-Economic Research Institute in 2019, institution in which he is currently affiliated as a Junior Researcher. He has publications on poverty, macroeconomics, migration, education and health.

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Junior Researcher at INESAD since April 2022. She holds a degree in Economics from the Universidad Católica Boliviana “San Pablo” (UCB) in La Paz, Bolivia. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the Universidad Privada Boliviana (UPB). During her master’s degree, she was a beneficiary of the UPB scholarship program for the Master’s degree in Economics. She has a diploma in quantitative methods for economic analysis from UPB and a course on multidimensional poverty taught in Bogota, Colombia by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI). As part of her work at INESAD, she has participated in the elaboration of several documents, analyses and socioeconomic diagnoses related to multidimensional poverty, early childhood and the construction of indexes for organizations such as Pro Mujer and UNICEF.

Prior to joining INESAD, she worked as a Research Assistant at the Instituto de Investigaciones Socioeconómicas (IISEC) in La Paz. During her time at IISEC, she contributed in the elaboration of articles, estimation of indicators and writing on topics related to labor markets, gender and household income decomposition in Bolivia. She has won First Place in the Research Proposal Competition “Young Bolivian Voices against Poverty and Inequality” organized by OXFAM and Fundación ARU in 2023. He has also received an Honorable Mention in the “Ideas for the Future” contest. Her publications and academic interests are related to labor markets, gender, poverty and multidimensional poverty.

She has a degree in Economics with a minor in International Relations from the Universidad Católica Boliviana (UCB) “San Pablo” and completed a Diploma in Quantitative Methods for Economic Analysis provided by the Universidad Privada Boliviana. He was president of the Student Scientific Society of Economics (SCEE) in the 2021 administration and assistant professor of Macroeconomics II and Econometrics II at UCB.