Summa cum laude graduate in Bachelor of Economics from Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), in 1985. He holds a Doctorate in Economics from the University of Barcelona, Spain (1989). In 1994 he obtained his Master's Degree in Mathematics from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM). In 2003 he graduated from the University of Chicago obtaining a Master of Science in Financial Mathematics.
Research Director of the Economy and Development Foundation since 1994. In addition, he has been a teacher in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics at the PUCMM since 1989, both at the masters and bachelor's level. He was also a consultant to the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the UNICEF World Food Program, the Economic Commission for Latin America, and the Agency for International Development (AID), among other organizations. He served as Economic Advisor of the Technical Secretariat of the Presidency between 1996 and 1998. In addition, he has cooperated as a member of the Board of Directors of the Dominican Electricity Corporation since 1998. In March 2001 he was appointed member of the High Level Advisory Commission for the Design of Policies and Reforms of the Electric Sector.