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Gonzalo Hernandez

Georgetown Americas Institute

Gonzalo Hernandez is a visiting fellow with the Georgetown Americas Institute and the director of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN-OPHI), where he coordinates 61 countries and 19 international institutions to advance and exchange ideas about implementing multidimensional poverty indicators. He is also an expert for country-led evaluations working for UNICEF. He was the executive secretary of the National Council for the Evaluation of Social Policy (CONEVAL) between 2005 and 2019, where he coordinated measurement and evaluation of social policy's impact on poverty at the national, state, and municipality level in Mexico. Gonzalo was part of the 15 Independent Group of Scientists who wrote the 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report for the United Nations. He holds a Ph. D. in Economics from Oxford University, M. A. in Economics from the University of Essex and a B. A. from ITAM.