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Researcher at CIUP and Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Universidad del Pacífico. He is Ph.D. in Agricultural and Natural Resources Economics from the University of California, Berkeley (United States), holds a Master’s degree in Development Economics from the University of Oxford (United Kingdom) and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. He has been a referee in specialized magazines such as: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Economics and Development Engineering. For his dedication, he has received scholarships and awards such as the Union-Life Award of Excellence 2004, the Shell Centenary Scholarship 2005, the UC Berkeley Graduate Division Summer Research Grant 2012, and the CEGA Behavioral Sensing Research Challenge Awards in 2013 and 2014. He has been a Research Analyst at the Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), a Consultant at Economic Development Initiatives (EDI), a Visiting Researcher at the Center for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity (CRISE) at the University of Oxford. He has been a Professor by subjects in the Master’s degree in economics at the University of California, Santa Cruz and at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. In parallel, he has undertaken consultancies for the World Bank, IFPRI, African Growth and Development Policy (AGRODEP), Salvadoran Foundation for Economic and Social Development (FUSADES), Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Department for International Development and FONDOEMPLEO. He has field experience in Tanzania, Ecuador, El Salvador, Peru, and South Africa.

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

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California

16 May 2014

Master of Science in Economics for development, University of Oxford

27 Jun 2006

Bachiller en Ciencias Sociales con mención en Economía, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

19 Mar 2004

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  • Carlos Monge IV

Researching Topics

  • Environmental economics
  • Poverty and inequality
  • Human Capital
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Higher Education
  • Climate Change
  • Gestation

Teaching Topics

  • Microeconomics
  • Econometrics

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