José S. Menjívar born in Honduras, has an academic background with a bachelor´s degree in Economics, a master's degree in Economic and Social Research Methodologies from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH). He is a PhD candidate in Economics and Business at the Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC).
Prior to joining CABEI – ODEI Team, MSc. Menjivar has worked as coordinator of the UNAH Economics Career, with experience in the Honduran public sector and in research. He has conducted econometric analyses on the effects of the minimum wage on the Honduran labor market and on the efficiency of public spending; he also has experience formulating and evaluating public policies with an emphasis on nutritional food security, through his research on the incidence of poverty on food and nutrition security in Central American countries. He is an international academician of Trends and Impact of University Research.
Currently his research of a Dynamic and Stochastic General Equilibrium Model (DSGE) for the static and dynamic analysis of the economic policy of Honduras stands out; its strengths in economics and econometrics in applied research will make a significant contribution to the consolidation of the methods space in the Independent Evaluation Office (ODEI).