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Luis Alberto Arce Catacora is a Bolivian politician and economist. Since 2006, he has been the Minister of Economic Affairs and Public Finance of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, having made a career at the Central Bank of Bolivia (1987-2006).
He implemented the programme of external financing negotiations of the President-elect of the Plurinational State of Bolivia. He has lectured at numerous European, American and Latin American universities, including Columbia University in New York, Georgetown University, the American University, Pittsburgh University, Harvard University, the University of Chicago and the University of Buenos Aires, among others
He is the author of a number of books and articles, most recently El modelo económico social comunitario productivo boliviano, and has huge experience of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching at public and private universities in the Plurinational State of Bolivia.
Luis Alberto Arce Catacora has a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Warwick (United Kingdom) and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (Plurinational State of Bolivia). He was awarded the “Palmas Académicas Universidad Obrera” distinction in the gold category by the Universidad Nacional del siglo XX (Potosí) and honoured as an “Outstanding Teacher” by the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés and with an honorary doctorate by Los Andes University and Franz Tamayo University.