Dr. Andres Mideros Mora

Affiliated researcher

Research group(s):
7. Social Protection
2. Structural Change and Economic Development
4. Governance and institutions

Born in Quito, Andrés obtained his PhD in December 2017 from UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University. He is an economist from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, and holds a Master Degree in Economics, major in Development Economics, from the Latin American Faculty of Social Science, FLACSO – Ecuador, where he received the Best Thesis Award. He is also Master of Science in Public Policy and Human Development, specialisation in Social Policy Financing from Maastricht University, where he received the Top 3% and Best Thesis Awards.

Currently he is Dean of the Faculty of Economics at the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador. He writes on social protectionpoverty and inequality, and socio economic development, with occasional excursions into governance and politics. He has more than fifteen years of experience as researcher and consultant. Besides, he had served in international organisations and governmental institutions as Ministerial advisor on social policy, Viceminister of social development, Minister of planning, and Minister of the Presidency (Chief of Cabinet).




Selected publications by Andres Mideros Mora


Articles (journal, professional, popular)
Mideros Mora, Andres, Franziska Gassmann & Pierre Mohnen, 2016, Estimation of rates of return on social protection: ex ante microsimulation of social transfers in Cambodia, Journal of Development Effectiveness, 8(1): 67-86, DOI: 10.1080/19439342.2015.1025815, More information
Mideros Mora, Andres & Cathal O'Donoghue, 2015, The Effect of Unconditional Cash Transfers on Adult Labour Supply: A Unitary Discrete Choice Model for the Case of Ecuador, Basic Income Studies, 10(2): 225-255, DOI: 10.1515/bis-2014-0016, More information
Mideros Mora, Andres, 2012, Ecuador: Definición y medición multidimensional de la pobreza, 2006-2010, Revista CEPAL, 108: 51-70, More information
Mideros Mora, Andres, 2012, Ecuador: defining and measuring multidimensional poverty, 2006-2010, CEPAL Review, 108: 49-67, More information


Book chapters
Yousefzadeh, Sepideh, Andres Mideros Mora & Chris de Neubourg, 2012, Multidimensional deprivation among children in Iran, in: Minujin, A. and S. Nandy (eds), Global child poverty and well-being. Measurement, concepts, policy and action, The Policy Press, UK, More information


Books (monograph or edited volume)
Mideros Mora, Andres, 2010, Crédito y desigualdad: Efecto del acceso a crédito en la brecha de ingreso de los hogares, FLACSO-Ecuador. Abya Yala, Quito, More information


UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Mideros Mora, Andres & Franziska Gassmann, 2017, Fostering social mobility: The case of the 'Bono de Desarrollo Humano' in Ecuador, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-002
Mideros Mora, Andres & Cathal O'Donoghue, 2014, The effect of unconditional cash transfers on adult labour supply: A unitary discrete choice model for the case of Ecuador, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-063
Mideros Mora, Andres, Franziska Gassmann & Pierre Mohnen, 2013, Estimation of rates of return on social protection: Making the case for non-contributory social transfers in Cambodia, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2013-063


External working papers
Cherrier, Cecile, Franziska Gassmann, Andres Mideros Mora & Pierre Mohnen, 2013, Making the investment case for social protection - Methodological challenges with lessons learnt from a recent study in Cambodia, UNICEF Office of Research Working Paper WP-2013-06, More information


Research reports
Mideros Mora, Andres, Franziska Gassmann & Pierre Mohnen, 2012, Estimation of rates of return of social protection instruments in Cambodia. A case for non-contributory social transfers, Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht University/UNU-MERIT, External Policy Report, research carried out in coordination with the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development, CARD, the Royal Government of Cambodia and UNICEF Cambodia, More information


Conference contributions
Mideros Mora, Andres & Franziska Gassmann, 2015, Fostering social mobility. The case of the Bono de Desarrollo Humano in Ecuador, 2015 Human Development & Capability Association Conference "Capabilities on the Move: Mobility and Aspirations". Georgetown University, Washington D.C., 10-13 September 2015., More information
Mideros Mora, Andres & Cathal O'Donoghue, 2014, The effects of social transfers on adults labour supply: A unitary discrete choice model for the case of Ecuador, 4th International Conference on Economics and social Sciences (ICESS-2014), Istanbul 25-26 October 2014. , More information
Mideros Mora, Andres, 2014, The effects of social transfers on human capital accumulation: A cost-effectiveness analysis using a dynamic cohort microsimulation model, European Meeting of the International Microsimulation Association, Maastricht 23-24 October 2014, More information
Mideros Mora, Andres, 2014, Régimen del buen vivir y el rol de la protección social no-contributiva para la erradicación de la pobreza. El caso de Ecuador, V Congreso Internacional en Gobierno, Administración y Políticas Públicas GIGAPP-IUIOG. Madrid, 30-31 September and 1 October 2014. , More information
Mideros Mora, Andres & Cathal O'Donoghue, 2013, The effects of non-contributory social protection on adults’ labour decisions, Fifth Bolivian Conference on Development Economics (BCDE 2013). Santa Cruz, 14th-15th November 2013. , More information
Mideros Mora, Andres, Franziska Gassmann & Pierre Mohnen, 2013, Estimation of Rates of Return on Social Protection Instruments: Making the Investment case for Non-Contributory Social Transfers in Cambodia, The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis welcomed over 170 attendees to its fifth annual conference and meeting on February 21-22, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Conference participants spent two days attending 24 panels on a variety of topics, listening to a key, More information


Theses
Mideros Mora, Andres, 2017, Essays on the Economic Effects of Non-contributory Social Protection, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information


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