Cristhina Llerena

Research themes
  • Growth, inequality and poverty
  • Agriculture, land use, climate change
  • Health
Research countries
  • Ecuador

University Central of Ecuador, Ecuador

Tenured Assistant Professor and Head of the statistics and econometric department- 2016 to 2021 (part time)


Catholic University of Ecuador, Ecuador

Assistant Professor - 2012 to 2020 (part time)



Additional information

Professional experience

Researcher and data analyst with 10 years of experience in coordinating research projects, interpreting and analyzing data. Proficient knowledge in statistics, econometrics, modeling, analytics, database types and research methodologies. Strong problem solving and analytical skills obtained while leading several applied research projects. Strong teamwork attributes.

Labor demand Consultant - jun/2020 to dic/2021

World Bank and SENESCYT, Ecuador

Products and External Services Consultant - nov/2020 to feb/2021

Inter-American Development Bank- IDB, Washington, USA and Ecuador

Chief Economist - Data Scientist - 2012 to 2020

Economica CIC – Quantitative Research Center, Ecuador

Technical Coordinator - 2018

National Institute of Educational Evaluation, Ecuador



Master in Econometrics – 2011

University Torcuato di Tella, Argentina


Master in Finance – 2019

University of Chile, Chile


Bachelor of Economics and Finance – 2007

University San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador


Cuantitative methods

Thesis title

Climate Change Impact on poverty, inequality, and food security in Latin American countries, considering an analysis with a gender focus

Doctoral research funded by

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, DAAD

Supervisors of
doctoral work

Prof. Dr. Matin Qaim

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Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Cristhina Llerena

Junior Researcher

Economic and Technological Change


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