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Liliana Castilleja-Vargas

Liliana is a country economist for Bolivia in the Andean Countries Department (CAN) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Previously, Liliana served as Peru's country economist and regional economist in the Southern Cone Countries Department (CSC) at IDB headquarters in Washington. Before joining the IDB, she held senior economist and finance positions at BBVA-Research, ECLAC/UN, and the National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV) in Mexico. Liliana has a PhD in Economics from the University of Nottingham, UK, and a Masters in Finance and a BA in Economics, both from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). Liliana is the author and co-author of several publications and articles on economic, financial, and socioeconomic development issues.

Posts by Liliana Castilleja-Vargas

Un agricultor con una baya de cacao
Superfoods also take care of Amazonia’s health

The development of sustainable value chains for quinoa, cocoa, sesame, and other high-nutritional-value crops can foster integration into international markets, benefit the region, and contribute to sustainable development goals.