Professor of the Public Policy Centre at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA) in Caracas. Visiting Lecturer. Blavatnik School of Government. University of Oxford. 2014-2016. Visiting Lecturer University of Salamanca. 2016-2017. B.A. in Economics, Universidad Central de Venezuela - UCV (1994); Msc. in Public Policy and Administration, London School of Economics (1997); Msc. in Public Policy in Latin America, University of Oxford (1998). D.Phil (2005), University of Oxford. His areas of academic interests are: Political Economy, Public Finance and Budgeting, Social Expenditure and Venezuelan Macroeconomics. During this term in the University of Oxford he has been working in a project on: The Venezuelan Economy in the Stage of Collapse. A Historical and Comparative Analysis.