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Professional profile

Former Director of the Research Center and Full Professor of the Department of Economics of Universidad del Pacífico. He is Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University (United States) and holds a Licentiate (professional license) in Economics from Universidad del Pacífico. He has published scientific production on labor economics, poverty, education and social policies in Peru and abroad, including papers, books, and book chapters. He is in the top 5% of researchers in the world in the accredited rankings of academic publications and references. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Banco Central de Reserva del Perú and a member of various ministerial and private sector advisory committees. He is President of the Advisory Council of Ponte en Carrera Labor Education Observatory, and a Researcher Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Work (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. He has been Dean of the School of Economics and Finance of Universidad del Pacífico, Vice Minister of Social Promotion of the Ministry of Labor, Senior Economist of the Inter-American Development Bank, Fiscal Economist of the International Monetary Fund, Counselor of the National Council of Education and Director of the Peruvian Institute of Business Action. He has also been decorated with the "Order of Labor of Peru" in the rank of Knight Commander. He is a member of the Latin American and the Caribbean Economic Association and the Peruvian Economic Association. He is an associate of the International Movement for Comprehensive Popular Education and Social Promotion Fe y Alegria in Peru.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities


PhD in Economics, Columbia University

19 May 1993

Master in Economics, Columbia University

23 Oct 1991

Licenciado en Economía, Universidad del Pacífico

22 Jun 1988

Bachiller en Economía, Universidad del Pacífico

30 Dec 1987

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  • Carlos Monge III

Researching Topics

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Elasticity
  • Growth
  • Poverty

Teaching Topics

  • Macroeconomics
  • Economic growth and development
  • Labour economics
  • Poverty and income distribution


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