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Germán Ríos Méndez

WHO

Germán Ríos Méndez

AREA

Economic Policy

Professor Ríos Méndez is an Adjunct Professor of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and International Money and Finance at IE University, and he is also a visiting professor in other universities. He has worked in The World Bank and CAF Development Bank of Latin America. Also, he is a PhD candidate in Economics by the George Washington University.

Academic background

  • PhD candidate in Economics by the George Washington University
  • Master of Arts in Economics by the Johns Hopkins University
  • Master in Business Administration (MBA) by the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA).
  • Diploma in Economics by the University of Colorado
  • Bachelor in Economics by the Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV)

Academic Experience

  • Adjunct Professor of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and International Money and Finance. IE University
  • Guest Lecturer in Latin America Economics and Economic Development. ESADE, Universidad Internacional de Andalucía, Universidad Menéndez Pelayo, Universidad de Oviedo, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Universidad Complutense
  • Assistant Professor in Macroeconomics, Fiscal Policy and Cost-Benefit Analysis. Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (UCAB)
  • Guest Lecturer in Latin America Economics and Economic Development. University of Oxford
  • Professor of Competiveness and Development. Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (UCAB)

Corporate Experience

  • 2019 – Present: Chair of the Observatory on Latin American Politics and Economics. IE
  • 2019 – Present: Senior Partner. Atrevia
  • 2017 – 2019: Member of the Board of Directors. CAF-Asset Management Corporation Uruguay
  • 2017 – 2019: Director-Representative Uruguay. CAF Development Bank of Latin America • 2011 – 2017: Corporate Director of Strategic Affairs. CAF Development Bank of Latin America
  • 2006 – 2011: Director of Public Policies and Competitiveness. CAF Development Bank of Latin America
  • 2001-2006: Principal Economist. CAF Development Bank of Latin America
  • 1996-2000: Country Analyst Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. The World Bank