Conferencistas Magistrales


Genaro Zezza

Instituto de Levy - Política Monetaria y Fiscal

 

Gennaro Zezza is Associate Professor in Economics at Dipartimento di Economia e Giurisprudenza, Università di Cassino e del Lazio meridionale, Italy.

He graduated in Economics in Napoli with Augusto Graziani, the Italian founder of the Monetary Theory of Production, and started his career as an economist with a Research position at the Department of Applied economics in Cambridge (UK), let at the time by Wynne Godley.

He later obtained a position in the Italian university, and when Godley moved to the United States to join the Levy Economics Institute he also started to collaborate with the Levy Institute, where he is now a Senior Research Scholar.

His main area of research is in post-Keynesian stock-flow-consistent modeling. He published theoretical contributions on SFC models in academic journals and books, and contributed to the development of empirical SFC models for the United States, Greece, Italy, and Ecuador. The first three models are in use at the Levy Institute, while the model for Ecuador is in use at the Ministry of Economics in Quito.

Among his most recent publication: ‘A prototype regional stock-flow consistent model’ (joint with F.Zezza), Metroeconomica, 2022; ‘On the design of empirical stock-flow-consistent models’, (joint with F.Zezza) European Journal of Economics and Economic Policy: Intervention, 2019; ‘Stock-flow-consistent macroeconomic models: A survey’ (joint with M.Nikiforos), Journal of Economic Surveys, 2017.

Guillermo Avellán Solines

GERENTE GENERAL DEL BANCO CENTRAL DEL ECUADOR

Graduado en Administración y Economía de la Universidad de Richmond (EE.UU.). Posee un magíster en Análisis Económico por Barcelona School of Economics en España. Además, ha cursado estudios en el Programa de Especialización Bursátil, en la Bolsa de Valores de Guayaquil, Ecuador. También, ha concluido programas ejecutivos en la Universidad de Columbia (EE.UU.) en políticas macrofinancieras para países emergentes y en gestión de reservas de oro.

Ha sido director de investigación de Fundación Ecuador Libre (2018-2021); director de estudios y proyectos de la Cámara de Comercio de Guayaquil (2016-2017); analista senior de la División de Riesgo de Mercado y Liquidez del Banco Bolivariano C.A. (2016); consultor del Grupo Spurrier (2016); analista de Banca Corporativa en el Citibank, N.A. Sucursal Ecuador (2013–2014); administrador del Portafolio Internacional y Fondo de Liquidez y asesor en el Banco Central del Ecuador (2010-2013). Ha publicado editoriales en Diario El Universo y La República Ec. Fue profesor e investigador asociado al Centro de Investigaciones en la Universidad de Especialidades Espíritu Santo (2018 - 2021). Se desempeñó como docente de macroeconomía, microeconomía, finanzas públicas, matemáticas financieras y finanzas corporativas. Adicionalmente, fue director del proyecto de investigación "Índice de Incertidumbre Macroeconómica para Ecuador".

Fue también profesor e investigador en Humane Escuela de Negocios (2016-2018) de macroeconomía y microeconomía. Además, se desempeñó como investigador donde publicó sobre emprendimiento social, inclusión laboral y asuntos macroeconómicos.

Esteban Pérez

CEPAL (Inclusión Financiera)

Esteban Pérez Caldentey es Oficial Superior de Asuntos Económicos y Jefe de la Unidad de Financiamiento en la CEPAL. Tiene una maestría y doctorado en economía por la New School for Social Research. También ha trabajado en las sedes subregionales de la CEPAL en México y Trinidad y Tobago. Es miembro  del comité editorial de Investigación Económica, International Journal of Political Economy, co-editor del Review of Keynesian Economics. También es Editor en Jefe del Palgrave Dictionnary of Economics. Es miembro del comité de asesores de International Economics Development Associates (IDEAS). Es autor de la primera biografía intelectual sobre Roy Harrod.

 

Giuseppe Arbia

Rome Office

 Giuseppe Arbia is full professor of Economic Statistics at the Faculty of Economics, Rome office. Graduated in Statistics at La Sapienza University of Rome with honors, he received his PhD from the University of Cambridge (UK). He was Associate Professor of Statistics at the University of Trento, Extraordinary Professor of Economic Statistics at the University of Padua, Full Professor of Statistics at the "G. d'Annunzio" University of Pescara as well as Visiting Professor of various universities including the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), the University of Cambridge (UK), the University of Texas at Dallas, the Federal do Ceara University in Fortaleza (BR), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain , New York University, the Université Panthéon Assas, Paris II, the University of Jönköping, the University of Stellenbosch , the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and the universities of Tohoku, Sendai and Tsukuba in Japan. In 2014 he was appointed Research Visiting Professor at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

His research is devoted to Spatial Statistics and Spatial Econometrics, having published on the subject 4 books (published by Palgrave-Macmillan, Kluwer, Springer-Verlag and CEDAM) 8 book chapters and about 200 articles 58 of which listed on ISI Thompson journal citation report and with Impact Factor (13 in the last 5 years; average Impact Factor = 1.7. Hirsch Index as of October 2020 = 31) and 35 of which in Class A journals (ANVUR)

He is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the "Journal of Spatial Econometrics", published by Springer-Verlag, as well as a member of the editorial board of the journals "Empirical Economics" and "Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences". He is director of the book series "Spatial Econometrics and Spatial Statistics" published by Elsevier.

He is the founder and Chairman of the Spatial Econometrics Association since 2006 and a member of scientific societies: the Italian Statistical Society, Regional Science Association International Statistical Institute and the American Statistical Association.

He is Director of the Spatial Econometrics Advanced Institute.

Joseph Kaswengi

Economía Industrial

Joseph Kaswengi is an Associate Professor at the University of Orléans, especially at the University School of Management, and a member of the VALLOREM Lab. He has a Ph.D. and accreditation to supervise research from the University of Orléans in France. He also obtained the national qualification for the position of Full Professor in Management Science. His research lies in the areas of brand management, retailing, franchising, company touch points, international trade, etc. His research has appeared in journals such as the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management (CABS 2, SCOPUS 9.1), the International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management (CABS 2, SCOPUS 4.6), the Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services (CABS 2, SCOPUS 9.0), the Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing (CABS 2, SCOPUS 1.9), and other journals.

He has been privileged to serve on the Review Boards of academic journals including Business and Society (CABS 3, SCOPUS 11.0), International Journal of Production Research (CABS 3, SCOPUS 10.8), Journal of Business Research (CABS 3, SCOPUS 9.2), European Journal of Marketing (CABS 3, SCOPUS 4.7), International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management (CABS 2, SCOPUS 9.1), Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services (CABS 2, SCOPUS 9.0), Journal of Brand Management (CABS 2, SCOPUS 4.8), International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management (CABS 2, SCOPUS 4.6), Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing (CABS 2, SCOPUS 4.4), European Journal of International Management (CABS 2, SCOPUS 3.7), Qualitative Market Research (CABS 2, SCOPUS 2.5), Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing (CABS 2, SCOPUS 1.9), and in many other international journals such as RAUSP Management Journal, Journal of Global Fashion Marketing, RAM. Revista de Administração Mackenzie, and Journal of Global Fashion Marketing.