Highlighted former director: Sergio Iván Prada Ríos

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Highlighted former director: Sergio Iván Prada Ríos

He is currently the director in charge of the Center for Studies in Social Protection and Health Economics (PROESA) of the ICESI University and the Valle del Lili Foundation. Sergio holds a Ph.D. In Public Policy (University of Maryland, Baltimore County), he is an economist at the Universidad Javeriana with a master’s degree in Environmental Economics and Natural Resources (Universidad de los Andes) and Public Administration (Syracuse University).

Dr. Prada has worked in Colombia as a researcher at Fedesarrollo, at CEGA, as a consultant for the
National Planning Department and the Ministry of Finance, and he was the  Executive Director of CRECE between 2005 and 2006. He was a Fulbright Fellow (2002-2003). He has published in peer reviewed journals and is a co-author of the fifth edition of the book “Techniques of Economic Measurement.” He is a columnist for the newspaper El MUNDO (Medellín) and a full-time economics professor at ICESI University.