Economist, OECD Development Centre
Vicente Ruiz is an economist working for the OECD Development Centre. Vicente supports national and sub-national authorities through economic analysis and policy recommendations in order to enhance the effectiveness of territorial development strategies. His worked has focused on improving the design and coherence of both urban and rural policy in developing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, South-East Asia, and Latin America. Before joining the OECD, Vicente worked as an econometrician for the Mexican Ministry of Environment where he addressed issues related pollution control mechanisms in the manufacturing sector and water management. Vicente holds a master degree in environmental economics, a master degree in econometrics and statistics, as well as a PhD in economics.