Senior professor at Universidad del Pacífico Academic Department of Economics and member of its Research Center. She holds a PhD in Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, an MA in Economics from Georgetown University and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidad del Pacífico.
She is an international advisor and researcher in public management, social policies on education and health, and participatory and gender-sensitive budgeting. In the field of social policies, she has conducted sizable research regarding the quantitative analysis of issues related to the coverage and quality of education and health services.
She has been actively involved in the methodological development that supports the National Public Investment System in Peru, as well as on issues regarding gender-sensitive results-based budgeting and targeting systems for social interventions. On behalf of the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), she developed and systematized a methodology for analyzing gender-sensitive public budgets, specially designed for the Latin American region.
Health and education economics, quantitative methods applied to the analysis of social policies and analysis of public budgets with a gender perspective.