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Mauricio Cardenas Gonzalez is a research assistant for the Sustainable Development Finance program at the Center for Global Development. He works with Mark Plant and Nancy Lee.
Prior to joining CGD, Mauricio worked on various policy areas like open government, public finance, and international development. He has worked with multilateral organizations and has supported government agencies such as the US Department of State and the National Department of Planning in Colombia (DNP).
Mauricio holds a MA in Development and International Economics from the Fletcher School, Tufts University, and a BA in Finance and International Relations from the Externado Colombia University. His education background also includes coursework from Sciences Po Paris, the Harvard Kennedy School, and Johns Hopkins University.
At CGD he works on projects on debt sustainability, development finance, and the MDB’s role in providing economic assistance.