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Dr Hector Najera Catalan

Dr Hector Najera Catalan

Dr Hector Najera Catalan
PhD, MSc, BA

Senior Research Associate

Area of research

Poverty measurement and geographical analysis

8 Priory Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TZ
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Summary

Biography

PhD Social Policy (University of Bristol) BA Economics (UAM, Mexico) and MSc Economics (ITESM - Mexico).

He is working on the project (ESRC 2017) "The Geography of Poverty in Latin America" (Principal Investigator). 

He has worked on different projects for international organizations that aim to examine and produce valid, reliable and comparable poverty measures across countries and population groups. His research interests are the empirical examination of the properties of poverty measures and the spatial analysis of the distribution of poverty.

Hector has experience using a wide-range of statistical methods from different disciplines such as latent variable modelling, generalized linear models, panel-data analysis, multi-level models and spatial methods of analysis and visualization. Hector is fluent in R, Mplus, Stata, GeoDa, QGIS and... SPSS (when necessary!). Hector prefers LaTex over Word because he finds pleasure in looking at letters and spaces that look right! 

Keywords

  • Poverty measurement
  • Poverty analysis
  • statistical modelling
  • Spatial Analysis

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