"He holds a degree in Economics from Francisco Marroquín University in Guatemala. Fulbright Scholar. He holds a Master's Degree in Public Policy from the University of Maryland. He is currently studying his doctorate at the Schar School of Politics and Government at George Mason University. The focus of his dissertation is to analyze the differences between East Asia and Latin America for the successful integration of their companies into international trade. He has published on Public-Private Partnerships in the United States. On Guatemala, he has published articles regarding Labor Policy and Informal Economy."
He has worked as an economic researcher at the Center for National Economic Research, CIEN. As a consultant, he has worked on projects for the country's industrial and export sectors. He currently teaches at Escuela de Gobierno, and has taught at Francisco Marroquín University and Rafael Landívar University.
- "Choosing trade partners to avoid falling behind". PhD Dissertation. George Mason University. July 2019.
- “U.S. Surface Transportation Public–Private Partnerships: Objectives and Evidence—Extended Findings” (with Morghan Transue, Porter Wheeler, and Jonathan Gifford). Transportation Research Record. July 2019 https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198119858280
- “Bankruptcy policy and surface transportation public-private partnerships: A comparative analysis of the U.S. and Europe” (with Jonathan Gifford, and Jeong Yun Kweun). Case Studies on Transport Policy, 7(2). June 2019 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cstp.2019.04.003
- “Guatemala´s MSMEs entrepreneurs and the Minimum Wage” (with Monica Rivera). 2017. Universidad Francisco Marroquin (in Spanish). https://tinyurl.com/ycbl2f8z
- “Renegotiation of Transportation Public-Private Partnerships: the US Experience” (with Jonathan Gifford and Nobuhiko Daito) 2014. International Transportation Forum. Discussion Paper 2014-16 https://tinyurl.com/yc53awk5