• 2018 – present: Ph.D. in Economics at Department of Economics and Related Studies. University of York, United Kingdom.
  • 2015 – Master in Administration and Public Policies, Center for Economic Research and Teaching (CIDE).
  • 2013 – Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo.


  • Measuring, identifying, and characterizing the presence, magnitude, and sources of opportunity in inequality Mexico’s nutrition-related outcomes.
  • Developing an approach to deal with the lack of panel data to perform life course health economic analysis.
  • Investigating the individual and socioeconomic factors accounting for differences in Covid 19-related outcomes between indigenous and non-indigenous people in Mexico.
  • Understanding management Practices in Community-based organizations that provide HIV prevention interventions in Nigeria.
  • Estimating the costs of providing HIV interventions to key populations.

Research interests:

  • Socioeconomic inequalities in health.
  • Costing health interventions.
  • Applied microeconometrics.
  • Management practices and health outcomes and impact evaluation of public policies.


  • Akeju, D., Nance, N., Salas-Ortiz, A. et al. Management practices in community-based HIV prevention organizations in Nigeria. BMC Health Serv Res 21, 489 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-021-06494-1
  • Salas-Ortiz, A. (2020) Understanding the role of inequality of opportunity in body mass index and waist circumference among Mexican adults. In https://www.york.ac.uk/economics/hedg/wps/wp2020/
  • Salas-Ortiz A, La Hera-Fuentes G, Nance, N, Sosa-Rubí, S and Bautista-Arredondo, S. (2019) How management practices influence the efficiency and quality of the provision of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision services in four African countries. PLoS ONE. Economic Efficiency of HIV Services: Special Issue.
  • Bautista-Arredondo S. Nance N., Salas-Ortiz A., Akeju D, Oluwayinka A. G., Ezirim, I., Anenih J., Chima, C., Amanze, O., Omoregie G., Ogungbemi, K., Aliyu, S. H. (2018). The role of management on costs and efficiency in HIV prevention interventions for female sex workers in Nigeria: a cluster-randomized control trial. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation.
  • Salas, A. & La Hera, G. (2017). VIH y SIDA. Evidencia para su prevención y atención. (HIV and AIDS. Evidence for Prevention and Care) en Aportaciones a la salud de los mexicanos. Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública.  Cuernavaca, Morelos, México. ISBN 978-607-511-157-5.  In Spanish
  • Salas-Ortiz, A. (2016). Factores socioeconómicos que influyen sobre el balance positivo de energía: su importancia para una política pública integral de combate a la obesidad en México. (Socioeconomic factors that influence the positive energy balance: its importance for a comprehensive public policy to combat obesity in Mexico). Working Paper N.295. Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas. México. In Spanish