Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza

Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza is a Senior Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank.  Before joining the Inter-American Development Bank, he was Director of the Center for Research on Economics and Finance (CIEF) and Full Professor at Universidad EAFIT in Medellin, Colombia. Prior to that he was Research Associate at the International Center for Public Policy in the Department of Economics at Georgia State University in Atlanta. He was also part of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and the Bolivian government. He received a PhD in Economics and a MA in Economics from Georgia State University and got an Advanced Studies Degree from the Kiel Institute for World Economics at Kiel University in Germany. Prior to this he got the degree of Licenciatura from the Universidad Catolica Boliviana. He is research fellow at IZA in Germany and Universidad Catolica Boliviana.

COVID-19 Resources

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Albert Fishlow Awarded the 2020 Harvard Centennial Medal

Congratulations to our former President Albert Fishlow who, on May 27, 2020, was awarded a Centennial Medal by the Harvard University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, which honors scholars’ “fundamental and lasting contributions to knowledge, to their disciplines, to their colleagues, and to society.” Read more here


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During this period of increased shelter at home, as we are facing the current pandemic situation, and with the initiative of LACEA´s members, we present you a series of online teaching resources in Economics, that you will be able to access at any time. Feel free to share it with all your community.

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