Martin Krause, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
President of the Academic Board
Martin is Ph.D. in Administration (1978), from the Catholic University of La Plata (UCALP). Since then he has been mainly dedicated to academic and consulting tasks in the field of economics. In 1998 it was approved by the Professor of Economics of the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He is also a Professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the same university and visiting professor at the Francisco Marroquín University in Guatemala and the OMMA-Ayau Center (Spain). He was Professor and Rector of the ESEADE graduate school. Member of the Education Association, Deputy Academician of the Cato Institute and of the Academic Board of Freedom & Progress Foundation (Buenos Aires). He received several awards and scholarships within the framework of the 2007 Annual Award of the Academy of Sciences of the City of Buenos Aires: “Laws and Economy”, the Eisenhower Exchange Grants in 1993 and the Freedom Project of the John Templeton Foundation in 1999 and 2000. He participated as a lecturer in dozens of seminars and meetings, and as an observer in all electoral processes throughout the world. He has published several books: The Forum and the Bazaar (UFM, 2014); Economy, Institutions and Public Policies (Buenos Aires: The Law, 2011), Elements of Political Economy (The Law, 2007, with Adrián Ravier and Gabriel Zanotti), By the eye of a needle: ethics, business and money in today’s world (Aguilar, 2007), Economic Analysis of Law: editor, (La Ley, 2005), Economy for Entrepreneurs (Aguilar, 2004), The Economy explained to my children (Aguilar, 2003), The Tale of the Economy (CEDICE , Caracas 2001), Defense of the Most Needs and Projects for an Open Society (in conjunction with Alberto Benegas Lynch (h) and Direct Democracy (in conjunction with Margarita Molteni), chapters of books and articles in academic journals and newspapers of all America.
Ignacio E. Carballo, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Ignacio E. Carballo is Ph.D in Social Science (FLACSO), [Candidate] and specialist in Microfinance and Financial Inclusion. HE has a degree in Economics (cum-laude) from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and a Master degree in in Microfinance and Financial Inclusion from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid by grant from the Carolina Foundation (best qualification of promotion 2016). Ignacio has certificates of Microfinance Analyst by the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA) and UNED of Spain and of Microfinance Expert (CEMF) by the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Germany. He is lecturer at the Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA), the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) and Universidad Austral. At UCA he is also main professor in the Postgraduate Course in Financial Inclusion and Social Economy and Director of the Executive Program in Fintech and Digital Banking at it´s Business School. He has held positions as researcher at the Center for Applied Research belonging to the Business School of the UCA and at IAE Business School of the Universidad Austral. In addition, has collaborated with the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID) and in regional consulting projects financed by the IDB-MIF. He is also a PhD candidate at the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) and collaborates as a researcher at the Centro de Estudios de la Estructura Económica (CENES) of the FCE-UBA. Ignacio is an important young researcher and reference into the FinTech Field in Latin America. Regulary publish his articles in books about Microfinance & Financial Inclusion published by te InterAmerican Development Bank (IADB-BID), CONICET, CAICYT, Pontificia Universiad Javeriana (Colombia), and other Universities from Argentina and Overseas. Some of his working papers has been exposed at the Annual Meeting of the Asociación Argentina de Economía Política [Trans. Argentina’s Economic Policy Association] since 2014 to the present.
Hernán E. Gil Forleo, Buenos Aires (Argentina),
Hernán is MSc in Economics & Political Science [Candidate], (ESEADE). He’s Professor of Economics & Finance at Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA). Currently his research is focused on the Austrian Business Cycles Theory. These Working Papers has been exposed regulary at the Annual Meeting of the Asociación Argentina de Economía Politica (AAEP) [Trans. Argentina’s Economic Policy Association]. Since 2010 has been assigned like Secretary of Economic Research Commission at CPCECABA. He was the Founder & Editorial Board Membership of the Economist of the World Review (EOW) between 2009-2011. An on line publication edited in Mauritius and Argentina, and distributed to the memberships of the Economist of the World Group at Linkedin.