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CEGIE - Collaborators

 

 

CEGIE CURRENT COLLABORATORS / RESEARCHERS:

 

Teresa Reinaga Joffre
Project Operations Director
Email: teresareinaga@upb.edu
Tel.: 591 (2) 2170000 int. 334

Estudies
Master in Management and Public Policies, specializing in Economics of Education, Health Economics and Poverty (Universidad de Santiago, Santiago – Chile).
Bachelor in Statistics (Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz – Bolivia).
Senior Technician in Computer Systems (Centro Nacional de Computación CENACO, La Paz – Bolivia).

Areas of expertise
Quality assurance and supervision, training, database management and survey instrument design.

Professional experience
Quality Assurance for Data Collection for SIASAR, in 100 rural communities in the departments of La Paz, Cochabamba and Chuquisaca (IDB). Trainer to ASQ instructors and ITERs of MIDES to evaluate the Centers for Comprehensive Early Childhood Care (CAIPI) that provide health care, nutrition and initial education to children under 4 years. Training for the applicators of the ITERs instrument, for the application in Children's Centers of Chuquisaca and Potosí, in the framework of the follow-up survey of the impact assessment of the “Grow Well for Live Well Program” of the Ministry of Health of Bolivia (IDB). Quality Assurance to the study on Maternal Mortality in Adolescents in Bolivia as a consultant for the IDB. Survey Quality Assurance Services, Instrument Design, Consultant of various projects with IDB, proCAP - SDC, Swiss Cooperation, PADEP-GTZ, WB, ISEC, CIDES-UMSA, SIMECAL, among others, since 1989.

 

Asunta Isabel Quisbert Arias
Head of Database Management
Email: isabelquisbert@lp.upb.edu
Tel.: 591 (2) 2170000 interno 334

Education
Diploma in Business Intelligence Management (Universidad Privada Boliviana, La Paz - Bolivia)
Diploma in Security Management and Systems Auditing (Universidad Empresarial de Los Andes, La Paz - Bolivia)
Diploma in Geographic Information Technologies (Universidad  Loyola, La Paz - Bolivia)
Post-degree in Computer Science (Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz - Bolivia)
Bachelor in Computer Science (Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz - Bolivia)

Areas of expertise
Development and implementation of computer applications oriented to the processing and analysis of data (data capture, consistency, coding, validation and generation of output tables).
Quality control of data processing, monitoring and control processes.

Professional experience
At the Universidad Privada Boliviana (UPB) from April 2017 to date she is Head of Database Management and Programming, developing computer applications for data capture on mobile devices, online tracking, advancement, quality control and consistency of the databases.
The projects Isabel worked on are the following: Drinking Water and Sanitation Program for Small Towns and Rural Communities, Paternity Program, Employment Support Program, Rural Electrification Program for Renewable Energy, Follow-up Survey for Children's Centers, Consumption of Psychoactive Substances in Penitentiary Centers, International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), Survey to Measure the Performance of Graduates UPB - Postgraduate, Household Survey for Socioeconomic Impact Study of cable car (Teleférico), Study of Gaps in Obstetric Care Services and Neonatals, Survey for the System of Monitoring and Evaluation of Results of the JALA Project, Portfolio Risk Analysis of Banco SOL.
In the National Institute of Statistics (INE, for its initials in Spanish) from 1993 to 2016 Isabel worked in the Systems area, starting as Programmer and Systems Analyst in the Department of Information Technology and Cartography, as a Programming Consultant and Computer Specialist in different projects related to Processing , Consistency and Data Analysis until 2008 (Household Survey, Child Labor Survey, 2001 Census), Coordinator of the Data Processing Unit until 2013 (2012 Census, Agricultural Survey and Census) and Head of the Information Technology Unit until the year 2016.

 

Nayra Soliz Villa
Financial Administrative Manager
Email: nayrasoliz@lp.upb.edu
Telf: 591 (2) 2170000 int.321

Education
Bachelor of Commercial Engineering (Universidad Privada Franz Tamayo)

Areas of expertise
Preparation, execution and administrative, logistics, financial and legal coordination of projects.

Professional experience
Since 2017, he has been part of the Center for the Generation of Information and Statistics (CEGIE) of the Bolivian Private University. Performs duties as Financial Administrative Project Manager, developing his work experience around the integral coordination of projects executed in various areas.

 

Santiago Albarracin Guerra
Project Manager
Email: santiagoalbarracin@upb.edu
Tel: +591 (2) 2170000 int 332

Studies
Diplomat in Quantitative Methods for Economic Analysis (Universidad Privada Boliviana)
BA in Economics - Mention in Development ((Universidad Privada Boliviana)
Bachelor in Humanities (FEPPA San Calixto School)

Specialty
Administration, processing and analysis of databases. Comprehensive organization of surveys and studies: logistics, training, quality control, supervision of information gathering and development of data entry applications. Econometric and quantitative analysis.

Professional activity
In 2015 he began to be part of the Centro de Generación de Información y Estadística (CEGIE) as an intern, where he performed Statistical Analysis and prediction of macroeconomic indicators.
From 2016 to mid-2018, he served as Database Manager for CEGIE where he dedicated himself to the Development, maintenance and analysis of socio-economic databases.
From mid-2018 to the present, he is Project Manager at CEGIE, a position in which he is responsible for the integral organization of surveys and studies.

 

Esteban Michel Herrera
Database analyst 
Email: estebanmichel@upb.edu
Tel.: 591 (2) 2170000 ext. 332 

Education
Bachelor in Economics, Summa Cum Laude (Universidad Privada Boliviana, La Paz – Bolivia)

Areas of expertise
Development and management of research projects, database analysis and elaboration of academic investigations

Professional experience
Collaboration on the development of academic publications alongside senior researchers from Universidad Privada Boliviana and Universidad de Chile. Responsible of research projects and elaboration of studies such as: electrification, health programs, substance consumption, innovation and gender equality. Database analyst. Private and substitute teacher of subjects like: microeconomics, econometrics, statistics, among others. 

 

Melanie Andrea Alba Sossa
Coordinadora de Proyectos
Email: melaniealba@upb.edu
Tel.: +591 (2) 2170000 int. 333

Education
BSc Economist with a specialty Sustainable Development (Universidad Privada Boliviana, Cochabamba – Bolivia)
Diplomat Degree on Higher Education (Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz – Bolivia)

Areas of expertise
Economics, Research, Politics, Media, International Relations, Data Analysis

Professional experience
Project Coordinator at CEGIE-UPB: Monitoring and control of: financial administrative processes, information gathering processes and data management processes. Activity management at the beginning, during and at the end of the project. Preparation of research-project proposals. Preparation of research-project reports. Control and supervision of information quality. Economic Advice Assistant at Cámara Departamental de Industria: Interpretation of economic statistics, redaction of the daily economic bulletin, investigation research for reports and papers, graphics and tables generation for subsequent analysis, cost structuring for the small and medium business fair, lecture of micro and macro-economic indicators, communication with different businessmen and authorities. Social Research Assistant at Comunidad de Estudios Sociales y Acción Pública: Presentation of socioeconomic informs, display of socioeconomic information in ppt format, creation of a database of surveys, research and investigation of topics to be dealt in reports, redaction of the ADGYS procedure manual, training and analysis of the database collected, search of financing for the making of social projects, lecture of economic indicators.

 

María Isabel Escobar Rivera
Process Quality Manager
isabelescobar@upb.edu
Telf: 591 (2) 2170000 Int. 321

Education
Bachelor in Economics (Universidad Privada Boliviana, Cochabamba – Bolivia)
Diploma in Quantitative Methods for Economic Analysis (Universidad Privada Boliviana, La Paz - Bolivia)

Areas of expertise
Design, evaluation of instruments, validation and consistency of data.

Professional experience
Supervise the data collection work (Field tests and training) in educational units in the city of Cochabamba.
Monitoring and control of information collection and data management processes.
Preparation of reports / reports of the executed research project.

 

CEGIE FORMER COLLABORATORS / RESEARCHERS:


Paola Montero Ledezma
Senior Researcher
paolamontero@lp.upb.edu
Tel: 591 (2) 2170000 int.332

Studies
PhD in Economics (Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve – Bélgica).
MSc in Economic Research (Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve – Bélgica)
BA in Economics (Universidad Católica Boliviana “San Pablo,” La Paz – Bolivia)

Areas of expertise
Labor economics, urban economics and social media economics.

Professional experience
Before joining CEGIE, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Chile, where she was also affiliated with the Millennium Institute: Market Imperfections and Public Policies (2016-2017) Santiago, Chile.
During that time he worked on the project “Spatial & skill mismatch of married women in cities,” that was one of the winners of the postdoctoral contest FONDECYT 2016. He was Senior Economist of the Swedish Competition Authority (2015) and worked as a research and teaching assistant at the University of Stockholm (2013-2015) Estocolmo, Suecia. In Bolivia, he worked as an economist in the public, private and international cooperation sectors.

 

Sergio Bobka Calcina
Responsable de Base de Datos
sergiobobka@lp.upb.edu
Telf: 591 (2) 2170000 int 332

Estudios
Licenciatura en Economía (Universidad Privada Boliviana).
Bachiller en Humanidades (Colegio Domingo Savio)

Especialidad
Entre sus principales áreas de especialidad se encuentra:
Administración y procesamiento de datos, desarrollo de aplicaciones de entrada de datos, validación y consistencia de datos.

Actividad Profesional
Desde 2013 al 2015 formó parte del Centro de Generación de Información y Estadística (CEGIE) de la Universidad Privada Boliviana, como asistente de investigación.
Del 2015 al 2016 se desempeñó como asistente de investigación en CSFC Conservación estratégica.
Del 2016 hasta la actualidad rinde las funciones de Responsable de Base de datos del Centro de Generación de Información y Estadística (CEGIE) de la Universidad Privada Boliviana. 

 

Mariana Garcia del Castillo
Responsable de Calidad de Procesos 
marianagarcia@lp.upb.edu
Telf: 591 (2) 2170000 int. 332

Estudios
Licenciatura en Economía (Universidad Privada Boliviana)
Bachiller en humanidades (Colegio Alemán Federico Froebel)

Especialidad
Diseño y evaluación de instrumentos para proyectos en desarrollo.
Análisis económico con énfasis en desarrollo macroeconómico y mercado laboral.

Actividad Profesional
Desde el 2016 hasta la actualidad ha formado parte del Centro de Generación de Información y Estadísticas (CEGIE) de la Universidad Privada Boliviana. En el CEGIE, realizó Reporte de datos de Encuestas Complementarias, análisis macroeconómico respecto a Estudio de dinámicas laborales en ciudades pequeñas e intermedias de Bolivia. Actualmente se desempeña cumpliendo las funciones de Encargada de Calidad de Base de Datos.

 

Yelusa Vargas Bustios  
Responsable de Calidad de Procesos
yelussa.vargas.93@gmail.com
Telf: 591 (2) 2170000 int. 332

Estudios
Licenciatura en Economía (Universidad Privada Boliviana)
Bachiller en humanidades (Colegio Amor de Dios)

Especialidad
Diseño y evaluación de instrumentos para proyectos en desarrollo.
Análisis económico con énfasis en desarrollo macroeconómico y mercado laboral.

Actividad Profesional
Desde el 2016 hasta la actualidad ha formado parte del Centro de Generación de Información y Estadísticas (CEGIE) de la Universidad Privada Boliviana. En el CEGIE, realizó Reporte de datos de Encuestas Complementarias, análisis macroeconómico respecto a Estudio de dinámicas laborales en ciudades pequeñas e intermedias de Bolivia. Actualmente se desempeña cumpliendo las funciones de Responsable de Calidad de Procesos. 

 

 

                                       
       Daniela Ontiveros                                        Flavia Buitrago                              Guiselle Calvo

Coordinadora de Proyectos                              Consultora Asociada                     Coordinadora de Proyectos

 

                  

   Gabriela Arteaga Brouset                      Katherine Rivera Gonzales                        Jesica Rivera Gonzalez
        Consultor Asociado                                     Consultor Asociado                                    Consultor Asociado

   

                             

   Alexander Bersatti Duran                              Ronald Sauza Jiménez                     Juan Gabriel Enriquez
       Consultor Asociado                                Resp. Operaciones de Campo              Resp. Operaciones de Campo

 

                       

        Karen Bonardy Molina                               Andrea Alcaraz                          Fátima Rico Encinas
Encargada de Marketing y Logística                     Investigadora                            Admra. Base de Datos

 

 

               
        Carla Santalla Alzerreca                                         Diana Hever
Responsable Administrativa Financiera          Responsable de Calidad de Procesos

 

 

 
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