Christian Gary Mena Lecona

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Christian Gary
Mena Lecoña
Country: 
Bolivia
Intake year: 
2018
Program: 
BDPEMS
Research Interests: 
Econometrics / Machine Learning
CV & Detailed Research Interests: 
BA in Economics from the Bolivian Catholic University, and MSc in Economics and Management Science from Humboldt University of Berlin. Between 2012 and 2016 I was researcher at the Monitoring and Evaluation Group at Fundación ARU (La Paz) where I worked on empirical economic research on labor market issues (economic empowerment of women, assessment of trends in the labor market, etc.), welfare issues (estimation of poverty, inequality and mobility), measurement of inflation, and evaluation of causal effects of policy. I worked on different multi-country research projects and for different international institutions like the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, and IDRC. My research was presented in conferences at the Latin America and Caribbean Economic Association, and the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth among others.
Degree: 
M. Sc. Economics and Management Science
Former University: 
Humboldt University Berlin