Beatriz Calzada Olvera
2. Structural Change and Economic Development
1. Economics of Knowledge and Innovation
Beatriz Calzada Olvera is a Ph.D. Fellow at UNU-MERIT since 2015. Her doctoral dissertation examines the relationship between natural resources (i.e. energy and mining commodities) and structural change. She also works on issues of innovation, global value chains, international trade, and productivity with a special focus on Latin America. Besides these topics, her interests include broad issues related to sustainable development.
Her work experience includes consultancy projects for international organizations, such as GIZ and the Inter-American Development Bank. Currently, she is an economics researcher and lecturer at the Erasmus University Rotterdam - Institute for Housing and Urban Development.