Academic Department of Economics

Authorities

JOSE LUIS BONIFAZ
Director of the Master program in Regulation of Public Services and Infrastructure Management at Universidad del Pacífico. He graduated as a civil engineer from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and holds a Master of Arts from Georgetown University. He has over 20 years of professional experience in teaching, research, and consultancy, both nationally and internationally. Among his main fields of study are the regulation and competition in public services, infrastructure concessions, and transport logistics. He has been head of the Academic Department of Economics and Dean of the School of Economics and Finance at Universidad del Pacífico. He has been general manager of the National Superintendence of Sanitation Services (SUNASS), Chairman of the Board of the Technical Agency for the Management of Sanitation Services (OTASS), consultant to the IDB, CAF, ECLAC, GIZ, KfW and the World Bank, as well as leader of the infrastructure and regulation table of the National Competitiveness Council. He is currently a member of the specialized Chamber No. 1 of the Court for the Defense of Competition and Intellectual Property of INDECOPI (The National Institute for the Defense of Free Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property) and member of the Pro-Development Committee PROINVERSIÓN.
HEAD OF THE ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

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Full - time professors
Elsa Del Castillo

MANUEL BARRON

A researcher at Universidad del Pacífico Research Center and full-time associate professor at Universidad del Pacífico Academic Department of Economics. He holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics and Natural Resources from the University of California, Berkeley (United States), a Master’s degree in Development Economics from Oxford University (the United Kingdom) and an Economics Degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

Elsa Del Castillo

MARÍA PÍA BASURTO

Fulltime professor in the Department of Economics and researcher at CIUP. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz (United States); an M.A. in Economics from the same university and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Universidad del Pacífico.

Elsa Del Castillo

ARLETTE BELTRAN

Vice President for Research at Universidad del Pacífico. Full professor of the Department of Economics at Universidad del Pacífico and member of the Research Center of this university. She has a Ph.D. in Economics from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Master of Arts in Economics from Georgetown University and Licenciatura (Professional license) in Economics from Universidad del Pacífico. She has been Dean and Associate Dean of the School of Economics and Finance, and Head of the Department of Economics at Universidad del Pacífico.

Elsa Del Castillo

NOELIA BERNAL

Full-time associate professor at the Academic Department of Economics and researcher at Universidad del Pacífico Research Center. She holds a PhD in Economics from Tilburg University (the Netherlands); Master in Science degrees in Economics Research and Aging Finances, both from Tilburg University; and a BA in Social Sciences majoring in Economics from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

Elsa Del Castillo

JOSE LUIS BONIFAZ

Director of the Master program in Regulation of Public Services and Infrastructure Management at Universidad del Pacífico. He graduated as a civil engineer from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and holds a Master of Arts from Georgetown University.

Elsa Del Castillo

ORESTES BUENO

Professor and researcher at Universidad del Pacífico Academic Department of Economics and member of Universidad del Pacífico Research Center (CIUP). PhD in Mathematics from Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (IMPA) in Rio de Janeiro (Brasil); holder of a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Peru.

Elsa Del Castillo

CARLOS CASAS

Full Professor in the Department of Economics and researcher at Universidad del Pacífico Research Center. Former vice-minister of Economy. He holds a Master of Arts in Economics from Georgetown University and a degree in Economics from Universidad del Pacífico.