2016 to date – Doctor of Health Policy Candidate, University of California at Berkeley.
2012 – Master of Science in Health Economics, National Institute of Public Health.
2005 – Industrial and Systems Engineer, Tecnológico de Monterrey.
Consultant for the World Bank (2018 to date)
Member of the Research Committee of the Health Research Consortium (CISIDAT).
Global Health, Education
Econometrics, Causal Inference, Machine Learning
Educate / Skills for Effective Entrepreneurial Development in Uganda.
Economic evaluation of the effectiveness of the Units of Medical Specialties for Chronic Diseases (UNEMES-EC).
Jamaica Early Childhood Intervention 30 years follow-up.
African Health Markets for Equity impact evaluation.
Chioda L, Contreras-Loya D, Gerler P, Carney D. Making Entrepreneurs: Returns to Training Youth in Hard Versus Soft Business Skills. NBER working paper, 2021.
Contreras-Loya D, Gertler P, Kwan A. Managerial Practices and Altruismin Health Care Delivery. NBER working paper, 2021.
Sosa-Rubí SG, Bautista-Arredondo S, Chivardi-Moreno C, Contreras-Loya D, La Hera-Fuentes G, Opuni M. Efficiency, quality, and management practices in health facilities providing outpatient HIV services in Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa and Zambia. Health Care Management Science 2021, 1-14.
Colchero MA, Contreras-Loya D, López-Gatell H, González de Cosio T. The costs of inadequate breastfeeding of infants in Mexico. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2015, 101(3), 579-586.