Sergio Daga is a research fellow at the Navarra Center for International Development associated to Navarra University in Spain while persuing his PhD studies in Economics in that institution. He was formerly a visiting Senior Policy Analyst for Latin America at the Heritage Foundation and an Atlas Corps LINKS Fellow. Sergio has five years of experience in the nonprofit sector. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Catholic University of Bolivia, and a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Chile. In his years of experience he has acquired solid quantitative and qualitative research skills, has conducted several research projects, and has developed interpersonal and team working skills. He started as a researcher in a microfinance institution assessing the impact of microloans on poverty among less-developed areas of Bolivia’s highlands. Afterwards he worked as a researcher in the infrastructure sector of the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) at its headquarters in Venezuela. Back in Bolivia, he worked in the Research Department of the Ministry of Planning (UDAPE), where his main research interest was the relationship between the financial system, private investments, and labor markets. Since January 2010, he has worked in the Research Department of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Santa Cruz (CAINCO) in Bolivia, where he runs the macroeconomic and financial research agenda. He is also the Director of the Economic Program in POPULI (Politicas Publicas para la Libertad), a public policy independent think tank that promotes well-designed public policies for a free society. He has several publications, including chapters in books and working papers.