Beatriz Armendariz Lecturer in Economics
Beatriz Armendariz - Lecturer in Economics • Beatriz Armendariz, a well qualified professional, holds years of experience in serving as a Lecturer at several prestigious educational institutions. • She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico (ITAM), Mexico. She later joined the University of Cambridge, UK, and thereby completed her M. Phil in Economics in 1986. • Besides, she also holds a doctorate in Economics from EHESS, Paris, France, with Dissertation on “Foreign Debt Negotiations: An Historical and Theoretical Analysis”.
She is also a Research Fellow and Member of the Scientific Committee for the Center for European Research in Microfinance (CERMi). • Her current academic positions are Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University College London, UK (2010 to 2011), and Lecturer in Economics at Harvard University, USA (2010 to 2011).
Academic Background • Beatriz Armendariz attended ITAM, Mexico to pursue her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (1984) and thereafter enrolled at the University of Cambridge, UK (1986) to complete her M. Phil in Economics. She also holds Ph. D in Economics from EHESS, Paris, France, with Dissertation on “Foreign Debt Negotiations: An Historical and Theoretical Analysis”.
Founding Member - Grameen Credit Agricole Microfinance Foundation, Paris • Beatriz Armendariz is the Founding Member of Grameen Credit Agricole Microfinance Foundation, Paris, and also serves on its Board of Directors. Apart from this, she is a Research Fellow and Member of the Scientific Committee for the Center for European Research in Microfinance (CERMi). From 2010 to 2011, she served as a Senior Lecturer in Economics, University College London, United Kingdom. Besides, she was also a Lecturer in Economics at Harvard University,USA.
Professional Experience • Beatriz Armendariz has held several prominent positions at different educational institutes. She served as Teaching Assistant at ITAM; as Research Officer at INEGI (Mexico); as Visiting Scholar in Economics Department of MIT, Cambridge; as Lecturer in Economics at London School of Economics; as Visiting Professor at Toulouse School of Economics (France); & as Lecturer in Economics at University College London, UK. From 2000 to 2002, she served as a Research Fellow at the Center for International Development, Harvard University, & then as Senior Lecturer in Economics at University College London, UK.
Publications • Beatriz Armendariz also likes to read books of writers belonging to different parts of the globe. She has also worked as a visiting professor at Brussels in Belgium and at Massachusetts Institute of Technology at Cambridge in USA. Apart from teaching, Beatriz Armendariz is a keynote speaker of gender equality in Micro-finance. She has also attended numerous conferences on micro-finance. Her teaching experience includes key areas of study like Micro-finance, Latin American Economy, Poverty and Development, Development Economics, Money and Banking,Basic Economic Concepts and Microeconomics.
The Recipient Of Various Grants And Awards • In 2009, Beatriz Armendariz received “Brains Back in Brussels” research grant from the Government of Brussels, Belgium. • In addition to this, she also won Raul Bailleres Academic Award” given by ITAM Mexico, D.F., Mexico (2006-2007)