DR. JOSÉ LUIS FIGUEROA-OROPEZA


Education:

  • 2015 – Ph.D. and in Economics, University of Ghent (Belgium)
  • 2010 – Master in Economics, University of Leuven (Belgium)
  • 2002 – Bachelor in Actuary, University of the Americas-Puebla

Current positions or appointments:

  • Researcher in Medical Sciences B.
  • National System of Researchers, Candidate.
  • Leader of the CISIDAT Quantitative Methods Committee.

Outstanding experience or track record:

  • Research Associate at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Cairo, Egypt (2016 – 2019)
  • Researcher at the National Institute of Public Health (2003 – 2009), participating in projects focused on improving the health of Mexican migrants in the United States and in different impact evaluations of social programs, such as the Progresa – Oportunidades program.

Themes of interest:

  • Among his main research interests are policies and interventions to improve the health and nutrition of vulnerable populations and their potential to improve equal opportunities.

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