Álvaro Espinoza Benza

Adjunct Researcher
Master in Political Science - New School of Social Research

Álvaro graduated in Economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from the New School of Social Research in New York. He is an Adjunct Researcher at GRADE. His work has focused on public management, institutional economics and urban development.

Álvaro has a broad experience as a consultant and researcher on institutional and agricultural issues undertook for various national and international bodies. He has held several senior management positions in public institutions linked to rural development and urban policies. Currently, he conducts projects linked to this last issue, with a particular stress in the development of urban peripheries.