Research Analyst, Citigroup
obtained his Ph.D. in economics from the New School University. He also holds two M.A. degrees: one in Global Political Economy and Finance from the New School University and the other in Economic Theory and Policy from Nacional de Colombia University. He has combined both theoretical and applied research in the Colombian public and private sectors. Edgar also has academic experience in Colombian universities and more recently at the New School and Columbia University. He has been an international consultant on housing finance for the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, and for the UNDP, in New York, on the economic and social impacts of economic policies and external shocks in Latin America during the 1990s. He attended the 2003 Cambridge Advanced Programme on Rethinking Development Economics. Edgar is very interested in the interaction between macroeconomic, developmental and financial issues in order to improve the economic and social conditions of developing economies. Currently, he is Research Analyst at Citigroup, New York.
Focus: Development, Economy, Finance,
Colombia, United States,
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2006