Alfredo Cambronero


Project Director | 2002-05
International Partnership funded by the USAID & UNCFSP
Development of a Center for Entrepreneurship and Development at the National
Institute of Management, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Principal Investigator | 1997-00
Fisk University and Morehouse Research Institute
Enriching Economics Education at HBCUs to Improve Economic Literacy in
African American Communities and Increase Supply of African American
Economists and Public Policy Analysts

Consultant | 1997
Institute for Public-Private Partnerships, Washington D.C.
A Comparison of Cost-Benefit Pricing Rules for Regulated Industries. Electric
Power Management Group for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Consultant | 1997
Cost-Benefit Analysis. Study: Reducing Psychological and Psychiatric
Impairments in Municipal Workers with Occupational Injuries

Consultant | 1995
U.S. Department of Transportation
Entrepreneurial Training and Technical Assistant Program

Research Assistant | 1992
Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University
Work with Prof. David Parsley in various research projects

Research Assistant | 1990-91
Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies
Study on Rapid Early Intervention with Mentally Impaired SSDI Applicants

Financial Analyst | 1985
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Costa Rica

Assistant II | 1978-83
Controller’s Office, USAID, Costa Rica


  1. “Globalización: Retos y oportunidades para empresas en países en desarrollo” Presentation at the Universidad Nacional, Sede Regional Brunca, Costa Rica, August 14, 2008.
  2. “Problemática global del desarrollo económico y la función de las pequeñas y medianas empresas” Presentation at the Universidad Nacional, Campus Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica, August 12, 2008.
  3. “Challenges and Achievements in the Creation of Entrepreneurship and Development Training Programs at NIM in Cambodia” Presentation at the Annual International Affairs and Development Conference in Washington D.C., August 2005
  4. “Role of Small and Medium Enterprises and Market-Based Development Initiatives” Conference on Entrepreneurship and Rural Development, Battambang, Cambodia, March 2005
  5. “Economic Development: Basic Concepts and Critical Issues” Presentation at the National Institute of Management, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, February 2004
  6. “Globalization and Its Impact on Economic Development.” Presentation at the United Nations
  7. Conference on Human Rights, Nashville, Tennessee, October 31, 1998
  8. Essays on Macroeconomic Behavior and Trade in Less Developed Countries, August 1992
  9. “Bonos e Impuestos en la Financiación del Gobierno.” Tribuna Económica, Vol. 5, No 11, November 1987
  10. El Financiamiento Externo en Costa Rica: Estudio de Aspectos Relacionados con la Capacidad
  11. de Endeudamiento y la Incidencia Economica de la Deuda, (with Adrián Rodriguez), University of Costa Rica, May 1985
  12. “Imported Middle Products and Trade Patters in an Specific-Input Model.” (in progress)
  13. “Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Foreign Capital Constraints: The Case of Latin America.”(in progress)
  14. “Ciclos Económico-Electorales en Costa Rica.” (Spanish, in progress)

Alfredo Cambronero
Associate Professor of Economics and Finance

Ph.D. in Economics, Vanderbilt University | 1992
M.A. in Economics, Vanderbilt University | 1992
Graduate Work in Finance, Owen School of Management, Vanderbilt University | 1994-96
Licenciado in Economics, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica | 1985
Bachelor in Business Administration, University of Costa Rica | 1984
Bachelor in Economics, University of Costa Rica | 1983

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