Andrés Mideros Mora

Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador

Andrés is an economist from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, holding a Doctor Degree in economics and public policy analysis from Maastricht University and UNU-MERIT. He is also Master in Development Economics, from the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, where he received the Best Thesis Award; and Master of Science in Public Policy and Human Development from Maastricht University and UNU-MERIT, where he received the Top 3% and Best Thesis Awards in 2011. He had served in international organizations and governmental institutions as Ministerial advisor on social policy, Viceminister of social development, Secretary of poverty eradication, Minister of Planning, and Chief of Cabinet. He had been Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Director of the Economic Research Institute at the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE). Currently, he is the Vicerector for Academic Affairs at PUCE.