Bolivian Team

Universidad Privada Boliviana (UPB) works on the integration of different data sources such as household surveys, census data, health surveys and less conventional data sources such as fuel and electricity consumption data in Bolivia. It will also be responsible for reviewing the theoretical and methodological literature on inequality of opportunity and poverty in health.

Lykke Andersen

Lykke Andersen

Principal Investigator

Executive Director of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) in Bolivia. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Aarhus in Denmark, but has been doing development research in Latin America during the last 25 years. According to RePEc, she is ranked among the top 5% of female economists in the World. She is especially interested in innovative ways of measuring poverty and inequality using non-traditional data sources.

Guillermo Guzmán

Professor at CIDES-UMSA (La Paz-Bolivia). He holds a Ph.D. in Applied Economics (University of Salamanca, Spain) with the thesis titled: “Social preferences and public choice in the multi-ethnic context of Bolivia. An analysis from the Political Economy”. He has published several articles on political economy, statehood, ethnic voting, social welfare, and development.

Ricardo Nogales

Dean of Research in Economics at Universidad Privada Boliviana, and Research Associate at the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative. He holds a Ph.D. in Econometrics from the University of Geneva in Switzerland. He has 10 years of experience in research focusing on poverty, inequality, and human development. He has over a dozen publications on those subjects in peer-reviewed journals. 

Erika Soliz Cuevas

Junior Researcher at Universidad Privada Boliviana. She has experience in applied economics research and her interests focus on poverty, inequality, gender, and labor markets studies

Ariel Zeballos

Ariel Zeballos

Data Analytics

Independent consultant