Marcela Meléndez, called as expert in Public Expenditure Commission

Marcela Meléndez invitada como experta a la Comisión de Gasto Público

Eleven experts where called by the Ministry of Finance of Colombia, in fullfillment of the law. Their mission is to revise and recommend directions of reform for the optimization of public expenditure. They will be working on this over the next 10 months.

Corruption and government procurement

Corrupción y contratación pública: problemas y soluciones

Our study of public procurement contracts shows where there is space for corruption and what specific reforms could contribute to its mitigation. Razón Pública invited us to present a summary of the lessons from this research.

Participation in sustainability workshop

Seminario de sostenibilidad ambiental

Juliana Ocampo was invited to participate as a speaker in a workshop about the impact of global warming on business organized by the Colombo-Chilean Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

"Two to Tango" is finally available!

Finalmente circula

A recent publication from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on public-private collaboration for productive development policies is finally out. Our chapter (with Marcela Eslava and Guillermo Perry) reviews the case of Colombia. A pdf version is available here.

Equity and Social Mobility book available in PDF format!

Circula el libro de la Misión de Equidad y Movilidad Social en PDF

The book compiling the works of various authors for the Mission of Equity and Social Mobility is now also available in a PDF format. Also, we have adistributed more than 500 copies of the book to public officers thanks to the generosity of both Univesidad de los Andes and the World Bank.  


We moved!

Nos trasladamos!

Our address has changed. Since May 15, 2016 we are at Carrera 7 # 74-56 Oficina 701 (Bogotá DC). We are enjoying our new setting!

New portfolio

Ampliamos nuestro portafolio

Until 2015, ECONESTUDIO‘s activities were largely focused on the design, analysis and evaluation of public policies, as well as on other sorts of data-based economic analysis. Since 2016, with the arrival of Juliana Ocampo as a new partner, we expand our services‘ portfolio to support the private sector in shaping its social investments, and communicating effectively with its different stakeholders.

Participation in "La Silla Lider"

Participación en ”La Silla Líder”

Marcela Meléndez participated this week in "Lunch with Leaders", transmitted life by Periscope (@lasillalider). She was invited to talk with Alvaro Forero about the size and risks associated to infrastructure procurement at the subnational level in Colombia.