Ph.D., Economics Georgia State University
M.A., Economics Georgia State University
A.S.C., International Economics and Policy Research, Institut fur Weltwirtschaft an der Universitat Kiel
Licenciatura, Economia Universidad Católica Boliviana
Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza is an applied microeconomist whose main interests are poverty and inequality, public economics and fiscal decentralization, impact evaluation, and applied econometrics. He is currently an economist at the Poverty and Equity Global Practice at the World Bank and an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Latin American And Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA). He was Director for the Center for Research on Economics and Finance and a Full professor at the School of Economics and Finance in Universidad EAFIT in Colombia; Research Associate with the International Center for Public Policy at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University and has worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Social and Economic Policy Analysis Unit (UDAPE-a government advisory unit and public policy think tank in La Paz – Bolivia), the Bolivian Statistical Institute and the Universidad Catolica Boliviana. His work has been published in academic journals such as the Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Economic Geography, World Development, Advances in Econometrics, Stata Jornal, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, and others. He has published several analytical books with the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, and United Nations.