Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza is an applied microeconomist. He is Poverty and Equity Economist at the World Bank, a member of the Bolivian Academy of Economic Sciences, an affiliated professor at Universidad Privada Boliviana. He holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Economics from Georgia State University, an Advanced Studies Certificate in International Economic Policy Research from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and a B.A. (Licenciatura) in Economics from Universidad Católica Boliviana.

His main research interests are labor markets and development, poverty, applied econometrics, public finance, and international macroeconomics.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in August 2008 and became a Research Fellow in January 2013.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15922
Gustavo J. Canavire Bacarreza, Lyliana Gayoso de Ervin, Juan José Galeano, Juan Pablo Baquero
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6341
revised version published in: World Development, 2013, 41, 265–285
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5273
Published in: International Journal of Social Economics, 2016 vol 4 issue 1
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3796
published in: Well-Being and Social Policy, 2009, 5 (1), 1-18