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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 Schoo​l,​ and Johns Hopkins University.

At CGD he works on projects on debt sustainability, development finance, and the MDB’s role in providing economic assistance.

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