Summary
Experienced international development economist available for advisory and consultancy services. Expert in Development Finance, Sustainable Development, Strategies and Policies, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation, Management for Development Results, Resource Mobilization, Renewable Energy, Climate Finance, Climate Change, Writing, Editing, and Translating. 
 
Previously held several high level positions at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), including Resource Mobilization Lead Specialist at the IDB Office in Europe, promoting grants and cofinance from European institutions; and Senior Program Coordinator at the Sustainable Development Department, focused on strategy and policy development, program and project review, technical cooperation and trust fund management, and research. 
 
Represented Ecuador at the Board of Directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF); was the Economic and Business Editor at Diario Hoy (daily newspaper in Ecuador); and an economic and social researcher for various institutions, including the Latin American Energy Organization, the Latin American Social Research Institution, and the National Council of Universities of Ecuador.
 
Economist degree from the Catholic University of Ecuador, and graduate degrees in Economic Development, International Economics, Public Finance and Environmental Economics from the University of Oregon and the University of Texas at Austin. Certificates in program monitoring and evaluation from the International Program for Development Evaluation Training; and on Management for Development Results from the Inter-American Institute for Social Development.
 
Has written, contributed to, edited and translated numerous books, academic essays, strategies, policies, book chapters, journal, magazine and newspaper articles. 
 
Experience
 
CEO. International Development Advisor and Consultant
Latin American Finance and Consulting
May 2013 – Present (5 months)Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
Experienced international development economist available for advisory and consultancy services. Have been a consultant for international organizations, national governments, financial institutions, development agencies, research centers, academic institutions, and news media. Expert in Development Finance, Sustainable Development, Strategic Planning, Public Finance, Business Development, Research, Development Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Management for Development Results, Resource Mobilization, Renewable Energy, Climate Finance, Climate Change; Writing, Editing, and Translating. 
 
Economista especializado en desarrollo económico internacional, disponible para servicios de asesoría y consultoría. He sido asesor y consultor para organismos internacionales, gobiernos, instituciones financieras, agencias de desarrollo, centros de investigación, instituciones académicas y medios de comunicación. Experto en Financiamiento del Desarrollo, Desarrollo Sostenible, Planificación Estratégica, Finanzas Públicas, Desarrollo Empresarial, Investigación Económica y Social; Monitoreo, Evaluación y Gestión de Proyectos de Desarrollo; Movilización de Recursos (levantamiento de fondos), Energía Renovable, Financiamiento del Cambio Climático; Escritura, Edición y Traducción de publicaciones.
Inter American Development BankResource Mobilization Lead Specialist
Inter American Development Bank
2008 – April 2013 (5 years)
- Grants and cofinance for economic, social and environmental development.
- Cooperation with multilateral and bilateral organizations based in Europe.
- Institutional Relations with governments, multilateral and bilateral development agencies, foundations and private sector.
 
Focused on resource mobilization (grants and cofinance) from the European financial institutions. Participated in raising funds for multi-donor and single-donor trust funds and concessional cofinance. Represented the IDB at the Latin American Investment Facility (LAIF) of the European Commission (EC), which provides grants to co-finance loans from European and Latin American financial institutions. Participated in negotiations for co-finance of IDB loans by AECID (Spain), AFD (France), European Investment Bank, KfW (Germany), Nordic Investment Bank, OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), and other multilateral and bilateral financial institutions. Led the negotiation for the establishment of a Framework Agreement between the IDB and the European Commission. Attended donor coordination meetings for Latin America and Caribbean, the Global Environment Facility, and other multilateral funds. Gave presentations on Regional Public Goods, South-South Cooperation and IDB strategies and policies, and participated in conferences related to European Foundations, Philanthropy, Venture Capital, Fundraising, and Corporate Social Responsibility. Met with representatives of donor agencies, as well as private companies and foundations. Represented the IDB at the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC). Coordinated the drafting of Memorandums of Understanding between the IDB and EC, OECD, UN agencies, and other donor agencies. Contributed to publications on the European Union-Latin American and Caribbean partnership on sustainable development, climate change and renewable energy; on science, technology and innovation; on Latin American Summits; and on development through the private sector.
 
 
Inter American Development Bank
Senior Program Coordinator
Inter American Development Bank
1997 – 2007 (10 years)
Senior Program Coordinator at the Sustainable Development Department of the IDB.
 
Contributed to the IDB Strategies for Sustainable Economic Growth, Poverty Reduction and Promotion of Social Equity, Competitiveness, Modernization of the State, Social Development, Environment, Education, Health, Rural Development, Rural Poverty Reduction, Gender, etc. Co-author of the Integrated Strategy Implementation Plan.
 
Contributed to several publications on the impact of the IDB's loan and technical cooperation portfolio, including its effects on economic growth, social development and poverty reduction. These include: "The Millennium Development Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean: Progress, Priorities and IDB Support for their Implementation"; "The Path out of Poverty: the IDB’s Approach to Reducing Poverty" and "Quebec Summit of the Americas: Strategic IDB Programs". Edited, reviewed and contributed to several publications, reports, and presentations, including the Economic and Social Progress Report, the IDB Annual Report, the Annual Report on Portfolio Results and Execution, and the Medium Term Action Plan on Development Effectiveness.
 
Reviewed loan projects, technical cooperation grants, social entrepreneurship projects, IDB Country Strategies, Programming Memoranda, country and sector portfolio reviews, and other IDB project, program and policy documents. Coordinated TC grant portfolio and trust funds.
 
Participated in the formulation, monitoring and execution of the business plan and budget. Participated in the management of the programming, design and execution of Regional TC grant portfolio. Supervised the development of information systems to monitor non-financial products and TC operations. Supervised five staff members, as well as consultants and interns.
 
Supervised the development of the Departmental Intranet and Internet sites. Coordinator of the Bank's Knowledge Exchange Steering Committee. Contributed to the development of Bank thematic networks.
 
International Monetary Fund
Senior Advisor
2005 – 2006 (1 year)
Senior Advisor to the Board of Executive Directors, representing the Republic of Ecuador.
 
This included advising on the financial and non-financial relationship between the IMF and Ecuador; participating as an observer in the IMF Mission to Ecuador; reviewing country, lending, and policy documents discussed at the IMF Board; and providing advise to the Minister of Economy and Finance of Ecuador on several issues, including economic, financial, fiscal and social policies.
 
Business and Economics Editor
Diario Hoy (Ecuador)
1984 – 1989 (5 years)
Worked as an Editor (1988-89) and Economic Analyst (1984-87) for the business and economics section of national daily newspaper. Edited and wrote articles on economic, social, and business issues.
 
 
Publications
 
Guide on Obtaining Resources from the European Union to co-finance IDB Operations
Inter-American Development Bank
December 15, 2012
A Guide on access to reimbursable and non-reimbursable resources from the European Union, including the European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Commission, the Latin American Investment Facility (LAIF), the Caribbean Investment Facility (CIF), the Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund (GEEREF), and other EU Funds and Regional Programs.
 
The Imperative of Innovation: Creating Prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean.(Link)
Inter-American Development Bank
May 2010
Contributed to this document, which reviews the conditions for innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean and tackles the question of how innovation and technology can contribute to creating increased
prosperity in these countries. The document is a contribution from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to the process of policy dialogue and identification of priorities to boost...more
 
Activity Report for the IDB Office in Europe(Link)
IDB
July 2012
Editor and co-author of the annual Activity Report for the IDB Office in Europe (2008-2011, and First Semester 2012). Highlighted the significant increase in resource mobilization (grants and cofinance) from European sources in the period 2008-12.
 
Sustainable Development: Environment, Climate Change and Energy(Link)
Inter-American Development Bank
May 2008
Contributed to this document, which provides an overview of issues related to sustainable development, energy, and climate change from the perspective of Latin America and the Caribbean. It was prepared as a contribution from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to the process of dialogue between the regions.
 
The Millennium Development Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean: Progress, Priorities and IDB Support for their Implementation.(Link)
Inter-American Development Bank
May 2008
Contributed to this report, which analyzes the progress towards the Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean so far and assesses the scope of the challenges that remain. Progress in the area of poverty reduction is insufficient to meet the goal of halving by 2015 the proportion of people that are poor. Trends in other areas are more promising. To better reflect the development needs of Latin...more
 
Sustainable Development: Mission, Actions and Challenges(Link)
Inter-American Development Bank
March 2005
Contributed to this report. Development requires more than financial resources. It also requires pertinent projects and the creation and transfer of knowledge and experiences about the various issues that, together, have an impact on economic, social and political development. This includes traditional areas such as agriculture and rural development, infrastructure and financial markets, and...more
 
Toward Sustainable and Equitable Development: Sector Strategies for Latin America and the Caribbean.(Link)
Inter-American Development Bank
February 2004
Co-author and contributor to these strategies. The IDB prepared a new set of strategies, presented in this volume, for the two overarching objectives established (Sustainable Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction and Promotion of Social Equity) and for each of the four priority areas
highlighted in the Institutional Strategy (Competitiveness, Social Development, Regional Integration, and...more
 
Sustainable Economic Growth Strategy(Link)
Inter-American Development Bank
July 2003
Contributor. The objective of the IDB Sustainable Economic Growth Strategy is to contribute to increase the growth rates of per capita GDP and income of the countries in the region, under conditions that lead to improving the quality of life of the population, alleviating poverty, and preserving or improving the natural resource base.
 
The Path out of Poverty: The Inter-American Development Bank's Approach to Reducing Poverty(Link)
Inter-American Development Bank
April 1998
Co-author. This report seeks to put the issue of poverty in practical terms of what we know about poverty and what can be done to eliminate it. Framing these issues in this way is no easy matter. Our knowledge of the social condition of the poor is woefully lacking and the practices and policies recommended are often untested. In its pursuit of policies to confront poverty, the Bank has learned...more
 
Ecuador, 21st Century. A proposal for economic and social development. Environment (environmental policies for Ecuador).(Link)
Multiplica Consulting Firm – Fundación Ecuador
December 1995
A study on the environmental effects of economic and social development in Ecuador, and recommendations of environmental policies.
 
The Migration of Polluting Industries and Competition among Jurisdictions for Environmental Regulation(Link)
Multiplica Consulting Firm
July 1994
 
A Panel Data Econometric Estimation of the Effects of Corporate Income Tax on Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America
Manuscript
May 1995
 
A Computable General Equilibrium Model of Trade Liberalization in Ecuador
Manuscript
December 1995
 
Comparative Valuation of Renewable Amenity Resources and Exhaustible Oil Resources: The Case of National Parks in the Ecuadorian Rainforest(Link)
Multiplica Consulting Firm
July 1994
 
In the Shadow of the Mexican Revolution: Contemporary Mexican History, 1910-1989(Link)
University of Texas Press
1993
Translator for this book on Mexican history in the 20th century.
 
Héctor Aguilar Camín and Lorenzo Meyer, two of Mexico's leading intellectuals, set out to fill a void in the literature on Mexican history: the lack of a single text to cover the history of contemporary Mexico during the twentieth century. A la sombra de la Revolución Mexicana, now available in English as In the Shadow of the...more
 
The Latin American Debt Overhang: Determination of the Secondary Market Price and Options for Debt Relief
University of Oregon (M.A. Thesis)
March 1992
M.A. thesis on the debt overhang of Latin America and the Caribbean, and options for debt relief (including debt-for-development swaps).
 
Financial Groups in Ecuador(Link)
CEDEP
1990
Book on the development of business and financial groups in Ecuador, including a historical perspective, information on levels of concentration within industries, and ownership of the main companies of Ecuador. Was a national bestseller in Ecuador in 1991 and 1992, and is still considered the most complete book on the subject published in Ecuador.
 
Economic Reactivation with Full Employment
ILDIS
1989
Editor and co-author of this study on economic reactivation and employment generation in Ecuador.
 
External Debt of the Energy Sector: Risks and Options
Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE)
September 1988
Co-author of a report on the external debt of the energy sector in Latin America and the Caribbean.
 
The Ecuadorian Economic Crisis: Elements for its Interpretation.(Link)
Corporación Editora Nacional
1986
Co-author. Essays on the economic crisis of 1985-86 in Ecuador.
 
Education
The University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin
M.Sc.Econ., Ph.D. (c), Economics, Latin American Development
1991 – 1996
Focused on Economic Development, International Economics, Public Finance and Environmental Economics.
 
Wrote: 
 
A Computable General Equilibrium Model of Trade Liberalization in Ecuador, UT, December 1995.
 
A Panel Data Econometric Estimation of the Effects of Corporate Income Tax on Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America, UT, May 1995.
 
A Non-Linear Model of Optimal Endogenous Growth with Investment in Human and Physical Capital, UT, May 1995.
 
The Migration of Polluting Industries and Competition among Jurisdictions for Environmental Regulation, Working Paper No. 7. Quito: Multiplica Consulting Firm, 1994.
 
Comparative Valuation of Renewable Amenity Resources and Exhaustible Oil Resources: The Case of National Parks in the Ecuadorian Rainforest. Working Paper No. 4. Quito: Multiplica Consulting Firm, 1994.
 
Translator, Héctor Aguilar and Lorenzo Meyer, In the Shadow of the Mexican Revolution: Contemporary Mexican History, 1910-1989. Austin, UT Press, 1993.
Activities and Societies: Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Received University Fellowship, and Teaching Assistantships.
University of Oregon
University of Oregon
M.A., Economics
1989 – 1991
Wrote "The Latin American Debt Overhang: Determination of the Secondary Market Price and Options for Debt Relief"
Activities and Societies: Scholarship, Oregon State System of Higher Education. Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in Social Science, Oregon Chapter.
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador
Economist, Economics
1982 – 1988
Wrote "Financial Groups in Ecuador", Published by CEDEP (Quito,1990), it was the national bestseller in 1991 and 1992.
Activities and Societies: - Student Representative, Academic Commission and University Council, Catholic University of Ecuador, 1987-88. - Member of the Board of Directors of the Catholic University Student Federation, 1986-88.
Colegio Americano de Quito
High School
Experience
CEO. International Development Advisor and Consultant
Latin American Finance and Consulting
May 2013 – Present (5 months)Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
Experienced international development economist available for advisory and consultancy services. Have been a consultant for international organizations, national governments, financial institutions, development agencies, research centers, academic institutions, and news media. Expert in Development Finance, Sustainable Development, Strategic Planning, Public Finance, Business Development, Research, Development Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Management for Development Results, Resource Mobilization, Renewable Energy, Climate Finance, Climate Change; Writing, Editing, and Translating. 
Experience
CEO. International Development Advisor and Consultant
Latin American Finance and Consulting
May 2013 – Present (5 months)Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
Experience
CEO. International Development Advisor and Consultant
Latin American Finance and Consulting
May 2013 – Present (5 months)Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
Experienced international development economist available for advisory and consultancy services. Have been a consultant for international organizations, national governments, financial institutions, development agencies, research centers, academic institutions, and news media. Expert in Development Finance, Sustainable Development, Strategic Planning, Public Finance, Business Development, Research, Development Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Management for Development Results, Resource Mobilization, Renewable Energy, Climate Finance, Climate Change; Writing, Editing, and Translating. 
Experience
CEO. International Development Advisor and Consultant
Latin American Finance and Consulting
May 2013 – Present (5 months)Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
Experienced international development economist available for advisory and consultancy services. Have been a consultant for international organizations, national governments, financial institutions, development agencies, research centers, academic institutions, and news media. Expert in Development Finance, Sustainable Development, Strategic Planning, Public Finance, Business Development, Research, Development Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Management for Development Results, Resource Mobilization, Renewable Energy, Climate Finance, Climate Change; Writing, Editing, and Translating. 
Experience
Climate Change Finance Adviser
Independent Association of Latin America and the Caribbean (AILAC)
May 2014 - Present
Participated in the Lima Conference of the Parties (COP20), and the  Bonn Climate Change Conferences of June and October 2014, as well as the Geneva Conference of February 2015. Participates in drafting Submissions, statements, analysis, and other documents related to Finance, Technology and Capacity-Building to deal with Climate Change. Participates in providing Training Sessions for the AILAC member country delegations. Attends Climate Finance related meetings, including those of the UNFCCC Standing Committee on Finance (SCF). Has written blog articles on the AILAC web site (http://ailac.org/en/ailac-blog/).
Director of Programs and Resource Mobilization
Grupo FARO (public policy think tank in Ecuador)
March-May 2014
Was in charge of coordinating programs and fundraising for this public policy think tank in Ecuador.
CEO. International Development Advisor and Consultant
Latin American Finance and Consulting
May 2013 – Present 
Experienced international development economist available for advisory and consultancy services. Have been a consultant for international organizations, national governments, financial institutions, development agencies, research centers, academic institutions, and news media. Expert in Development Finance, Sustainable Development, Climate Finance, Climate Change, Strategic Planning, Public Finance, Business Development, Research, Development Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Management for Development Results, Resource Mobilization, Renewable Energy, Writing, Editing, and Translating. 
Inter American Development Bank
Resource Mobilization Lead Specialist
2008 – April 2013
- Grants and cofinance for economic, social and environmental development.
- Cooperation with multilateral and bilateral organizations based in Europe.
- Institutional Relations with governments, multilateral and bilateral development agencies, foundations and private sector.
Focused on resource mobilization (grants and cofinance) from the European financial institutions. Participated in raising funds for multi-donor and single-donor trust funds and concessional cofinance. Represented the IDB at the Latin American Investment Facility (LAIF) of the European Commission (EC), which provides grants to co-finance loans from European and Latin American financial institutions. Participated in negotiations for co-finance of IDB loans by AECID (Spain), AFD (France), European Investment Bank, KfW (Germany), Nordic Investment Bank, OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), and other multilateral and bilateral financial institutions. Led the negotiation for the establishment of a Framework Agreement between the IDB and the European Commission. Attended donor coordination meetings for Latin America and Caribbean, the Global Environment Facility, and other multilateral funds. Gave presentations on Regional Public Goods, South-South Cooperation and IDB strategies and policies, and participated in conferences related to European Foundations, Philanthropy, Venture Capital, Fundraising, and Corporate Social Responsibility. Met with representatives of donor agencies, as well as private companies and foundations. Represented the IDB at the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC). Coordinated the drafting of Memorandums of Understanding between the IDB and EC, OECD, UN agencies, and other donor agencies. Contributed to publications on the European Union-Latin American and Caribbean partnership on sustainable development, climate change and renewable energy; on science, technology and innovation; on Latin American Summits; and on development through the private sector.
Inter American Development Bank
Senior Program Coordinator
1997 – 2005 / 2006 - 2007 
Senior Program Coordinator at the Sustainable Development Department of the IDB.
Contributed to the IDB Strategies for Sustainable Economic Growth, Poverty Reduction and Promotion of Social Equity, Competitiveness, Modernization of the State, Social Development, Environment, Education, Health, Rural Development, Rural Poverty Reduction, Gender, etc. Co-author of the Integrated Strategy Implementation Plan.
Contributed to several publications on the impact of the IDB's loan and technical cooperation portfolio, including its effects on economic growth, social development and poverty reduction. These include: "The Millennium Development Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean: Progress, Priorities and IDB Support for their Implementation"; "The Path out of Poverty: the IDB’s Approach to Reducing Poverty" and "Quebec Summit of the Americas: Strategic IDB Programs". Edited, reviewed and contributed to several publications, reports, and presentations, including the Economic and Social Progress Report, the IDB Annual Report, the Annual Report on Portfolio Results and Execution, and the Medium Term Action Plan on Development Effectiveness.
Reviewed loan projects, technical cooperation grants, social entrepreneurship projects, IDB Country Strategies, Programming Memoranda, country and sector portfolio reviews, and other IDB project, program and policy documents. Coordinated TC grant portfolio and trust funds.
Participated in the formulation, monitoring and execution of the business plan and budget. Participated in the management of the programming, design and execution of Regional TC grant portfolio. Supervised the development of information systems to monitor non-financial products and TC operations. Supervised five staff members, as well as consultants and interns.
Supervised the development of the Departmental Intranet and Internet sites. Coordinator of the Bank's Knowledge Exchange Steering Committee. Contributed to the development of Bank thematic networks.
International Monetary Fund
Senior Advisor
2005 – 2006 
Senior Advisor to the Board of Executive Directors, representing the Republic of Ecuador.
This included advising on the financial and non-financial relationship between the IMF and Ecuador; participating as an observer in the IMF Mission to Ecuador; reviewing country, lending, and policy documents discussed at the IMF Board; and providing advise to the Minister of Economy and Finance of Ecuador on several issues, including economic, financial, fiscal and social policies.
Business and Economics Editor
Diario Hoy (Ecuador)
1984 – 1989
Worked as an Editor (1988-89) and Economic Analyst (1984-87) for the business and economics section of national daily newspaper. Edited and wrote articles on economic, social, and business issues.
Publications
Co-Author, Innovative Instruments for Climate Finance, AILAC blog, January 2015.
Effects of Climate Change start to take their toll, Revista Gestion, February 2014.  English version in my blog.
Guide on Obtaining Resources from the European Union to co-finance IDB Operations
Inter-American Development Bank
December 15, 2012
A Guide on access to reimbursable and non-reimbursable resources from the European Union, including the European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Commission, the Latin American Investment Facility (LAIF), the Caribbean Investment Facility (CIF), the Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund (GEEREF), and other EU Funds and Regional Programs.
IDB
July 2012
Editor and co-author of the annual Activity Report for the IDB Office in Europe (2008-2011, and First Semester 2012). Highlighted the significant increase in resource mobilization (grants and cofinance) from European sources in the period 2008-12.
The Imperative of Innovation: Creating Prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean
Inter-American Development Bank
May 2010
Contributed to this document, which reviews the conditions for innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean and tackles the question of how innovation and technology can contribute to creating increased prosperity in these countries. The document is a contribution from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to the process of policy dialogue and identification of priorities.
Sustainable Development: Environment, Climate Change and Energy
Inter-American Development Bank
May 2008
Contributed to this document, which provides an overview of issues related to sustainable development, energy, and climate change from the perspective of Latin America and the Caribbean. It was prepared as a contribution from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to the process of dialogue between the regions.
The Millennium Development Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean: Progress, Priorities and IDB Support for their Implementation.
Inter-American Development Bank
May 2008
Contributed to this report, which analyzes the progress towards the Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean so far and assesses the scope of the challenges that remain. Progress in the area of poverty reduction is insufficient to meet the goal of halving by 2015 the proportion of people that are poor. 
Sustainable Development: Mission, Actions and Challenges
Inter-American Development Bank
March 2005
Contributed to this report. Development requires more than financial resources. It also requires pertinent projects and the creation and transfer of knowledge and experiences about the various issues that, together, have an impact on economic, social and political development. This includes traditional areas such as agriculture and rural development, infrastructure and financial markets, and...more
Toward Sustainable and Equitable Development: Sector Strategies for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Inter-American Development Bank
February 2004
Co-author and contributor to these strategies. The IDB prepared a new set of strategies, presented in this volume, for the two overarching objectives established (Sustainable Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction and Promotion of Social Equity) and for each of the four priority areas highlighted in the Institutional Strategy (Competitiveness, Social Development, Regional Integration, and the Environment.
Sustainable Economic Growth Strategy
Inter-American Development Bank
July 2003
Contributor. The objective of the IDB Sustainable Economic Growth Strategy is to contribute to increase the growth rates of per capita GDP and income of the countries in the region, under conditions that lead to improving the quality of life of the population, alleviating poverty, and preserving or improving the natural resource base.
The Path out of Poverty: The Inter-American Development Bank's Approach to Reducing Poverty
Inter-American Development Bank
April 1998
Co-author. This report seeks to put the issue of poverty in practical terms of what we know about poverty and what can be done to eliminate it. 
Ecuador, 21st Century. A proposal for economic and social development. Environment (environmental policies for Ecuador).
Multiplica Consulting Firm – Fundación Ecuador
December 1995
A study on the environmental effects of economic and social development in Ecuador, and recommendations of environmental policies.
The Migration of Polluting Industries and Competition among Jurisdictions for Environmental Regulation
Multiplica Consulting Firm
July 1994
A Panel Data Econometric Estimation of the Effects of Corporate Income Tax on Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America
May 1995
A Computable General Equilibrium Model of Trade Liberalization in Ecuador
December 1995
Comparative Valuation of Renewable Amenity Resources and Exhaustible Oil Resources: The Case of National Parks in the Ecuadorian Rainforest
Multiplica Consulting Firm
July 1994
In the Shadow of the Mexican Revolution: Contemporary Mexican History, 1910-1989
University of Texas Press
1993
Translator for this book on Mexican history in the 20th century.
Héctor Aguilar Camín and Lorenzo Meyer, two of Mexico's leading intellectuals, set out to fill a void in the literature on Mexican history: the lack of a single text to cover the history of contemporary Mexico during the twentieth century. 
The Latin American Debt Overhang: Determination of the Secondary Market Price and Options for Debt Relief
University of Oregon (M.A. Thesis)
March 1992
M.A. thesis on the debt overhang of Latin America and the Caribbean, and options for debt relief (including debt-for-development swaps).
Financial Groups in Ecuador
CEDEP
1990
Book on the development of business and financial groups in Ecuador, including a historical perspective, information on levels of concentration within industries, and ownership of the main companies of Ecuador. Was a national bestseller in Ecuador in 1991 and 1992, and is still considered the most complete book on the subject published in Ecuador.
Economic Reactivation with Full Employment
ILDIS
1989
Editor and co-author of this study on economic reactivation and employment generation in Ecuador.
External Debt of the Energy Sector: Risks and Options
Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE)
September 1988
Co-author of a report on the external debt of the energy sector in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Ecuadorian Economic Crisis: Elements for its Interpretation.
Corporación Editora Nacional
1986
Co-author. Essays on the economic crisis of 1985-86 in Ecuador.
Education
The University of Texas at Austin
M.Sc.Econ., Ph.D. (c), Economics, Latin American Development
1991 – 1996
Focused on Economic Development, International Economics, Public Finance and Environmental Economics.
Wrote: 
A Computable General Equilibrium Model of Trade Liberalization in Ecuador, UT, December 1995.
A Panel Data Econometric Estimation of the Effects of Corporate Income Tax on Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America, UT, May 1995.
A Non-Linear Model of Optimal Endogenous Growth with Investment in Human and Physical Capital, UT, May 1995.
The Migration of Polluting Industries and Competition among Jurisdictions for Environmental Regulation, Working Paper No. 7. Quito: Multiplica Consulting Firm, 1994.
Comparative Valuation of Renewable Amenity Resources and Exhaustible Oil Resources: The Case of National Parks in the Ecuadorian Rainforest. Working Paper No. 4. Quito: Multiplica Consulting Firm, 1994.
Translator, Héctor Aguilar and Lorenzo Meyer, In the Shadow of the Mexican Revolution: Contemporary Mexican History, 1910-1989. Austin, UT Press, 1993.
Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Received University Fellowship, and Teaching Assistantships.
University of Oregon
M.A., Economics
1989 – 1991
Wrote "The Latin American Debt Overhang: Determination of the Secondary Market Price and Options for Debt Relief"
Scholarship, Oregon State System of Higher Education. Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in Social Science, Oregon Chapter.
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador
Economist
1982 – 1988
Wrote "Financial Groups in Ecuador", Published by CEDEP (Quito,1990), it was the national bestseller in 1991 and 1992.
Student Representative, Academic Commission and University Council, Catholic University of Ecuador, 1987-88. - Member of the Board of Directors of the Catholic University Student Federation, 1986-88.

List of publications, with links to each one:

http://sites.google.com/site/luisfierro/publications