Members

  • Executive Director

    Current Executive Director of Fundación Aru, within which he served as lead researcher of the Macroeconomic Modeling Group and is a founding member of the Foundation. He worked in the United Nations Development Program UNDP in the Project of Policies and Decentralized Management for the Achievement of Millennium Development Goals, in the Analysis Unit of Economic and Social Policies (UDAPE), ...

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  • Founding Director

    Werner is an Applied Development Micro-economist, passionate about generating knowledge and change where it's needed the most.
    He is Founding Director and current Distinguished Research Fellow at ARU. He has also appointments as
    Research Fellow at the Partnership for Economic Policy and as Associate Researcher at the Bolivian Catholic University. ...

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  • Researcher associate

    He is an associate researcher, candidate for a Doctorate in Applied Economics and a master's degree in Economics from the Torcuato Di Tella University. He worked as a consultant in international organizations such as UNDP, UNICEF, GTZ, IDB, WB, USAID among others and nationals such as UDAPSO, UDAPE, Ministries of Energy, Ministry of Education, NAFIBO, Central Bank, among others.

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  • Researcher associate

    Miguel Vera Work and research experience in Bolivia, Guatemala, Equatorial Guinea, Nicaragua and Peru on issues related to the design, monitoring and evaluation of development policies, programs and projects. He worked for the Bank of Central African States - BEAC, the Ministry of Development Planning - Bolivia, the Municipal Government of La Paz, the Inter-American Institute for Social ...

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  • Researcher associate

    He served as lead researcher of the Monitoring and Evaluation Group, his studies cover areas such as Employment, Education and Well-being. Its activities focused on preparing survey designs for impact evaluations, studies of returns to education, the middle classes and entrepreneurship, and the creation of social indicators, among others. Before Aru he worked as an independent consultant ...

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  • Researcher associate

    Carola Tito Velarde has a degree in Economics from the Bolivian Catholic University "San Pablo" (UCB). She completed postgraduate studies in Belgium where he obtained the degree of Master of Science in Management Science (International Business) at the Free University of Brussels (Vrije Universiteit Brussel). Teaching Researcher at the Institute of Socio-Economic Research (IISEC) of the Bolivian ...

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  • Researcher

    Pavel Ojeda is a researcher at Fundación ARU, he has postgraduate studies in economics and quantitative methods. In research, his greatest query is to seek the constant interaction and intersection of economic theory, data, and quantitative methods in order to find outlets for public policy based on rigorous evidence.

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