Education

Education

Education is a fundamental human right and corresponds with Sustainable Development Objective 4 (ODS4). However, in Colombia as in other developing countries, there are people without access to education, as well as cases where in spite of its availability, education is not of a high quality for all. This situation presents great challenges, in response to which educational policy has sought to improve the coverage of the system, above all in transition and in middle and further education which still have low rates of school attendance, as well as seeking to improve the quality of services via different strategies and programmes.

Our contribution

In this field, Econometría has carried out various evaluations of alternatives to elementary and secondary educational supply, such as flexible educational models, rural education programmes, licensed elementary schools, fusion of educational establishments, as well as interactive strategies at different educational levels to reduce school drop-out rates. Furthermore, we have analyzed the results of school day expansion programmes. For higher education we have worked principally in areas related to funding and incentives.

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Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

Financial inclusion is one of the central aims of the national government, based on the understanding that more inclusive financial systems have positive impacts on the quality of life of the population as well as on general economic development. “Banca de las Opportunidades” (Opportunity Bank) is the National Government’s programme to promote financial inclusion in Colombia via public policies aimed at creating market incentives for inclusive financial services, as well as the reduction of access barriers.

Our contribution

In this field, Econometría has contributed to analysis of the supply and demand of financial services in rural and vulnerable populations, as well as the design of policies, programmes and instruments for financial inclusion. The majority of these projects have been carried out in association with Marulanda Consultants.

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Rural Development

Rural development

With poor living conditions and significant gaps in equality with urban zones, rural areas present a huge challenge for Colombia. The duration of this situation makes the challenge even greater, but at the same time is an area of tremendous potential for the country to increase income and improve living conditions in an environmentally sustainable way. Opportunities exist but capitalizing on them requires structured and systematic development.

Our contribution

We have been working in this setting for the last 15 years, carrying out more than 40 projects covering a wide range of areas: macro analysis, understanding of regional dynamics, conceptualization of the challenges of regional and rural development, policy for the operational setting of the sector, supply of cross-sectoral public goods, and evaluation of support programmes for agricultural producers. The breadth of our experience gives us a deep understanding of the context; as a result, we are able to offer resources to develop comprehensive strategies of support to rural areas.

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Zuleima Urrea
Data Collection Director
Agricultural Engineer, graduated from the Universidad Surcolombiana with a specialization in social management from Uniminuto and a Master's degree in project management from the EAN. With experience in the design, planning, monitoring, and execution of information collection operations at the national level and in the planning, advice and support of information collection in Central American and Caribbean countries. Her experience includes the management of work teams, the management of administrative and operational aspects for qualitative and quantitative data collections, in urban and rural areas, face-to-face and virtual. She has participated in projects related to the following topics: education, health, early childhood, socioeconomics, rural finance, among others.
Zuleima Urrea
Data Collection Director
Agricultural Engineer, graduated from the Universidad Surcolombiana with a specialization in social management from Uniminuto and a Master's degree in project management from the EAN. With experience in the design, planning, monitoring, and execution of information collection operations at the national level and in the planning, advice and support of information collection in Central American and Caribbean countries. Her experience includes the management of work teams, the management of administrative and operational aspects for qualitative and quantitative data collections, in urban and rural areas, face-to-face and virtual. She has participated in projects related to the following topics: education, health, early childhood, socioeconomics, rural finance, among others.
Zuleima Urrea
Directora Recolección de Información
Ingeniera agrícola, egresada de la Universidad Surcolombiana con Especialización en gerencia social de Uniminuto y Maestría en gerencia de proyectos de la EAN. Con experiencia en diseño, planeación, seguimiento y ejecución de operativos de recolección de información a nivel nacional y en la planeación, asesoría y acompañamiento de recolecciones de información en países de Centroamérica y el Caribe. Su experiencia incluye la gestión de equipos de trabajo, el manejo de aspectos administrativos y operativos para recolecciones cualitativas y cuantitativas, en zona urbana y rural, presencial y virtual. Ha participado en proyectos relacionados con las siguientes temáticas: educación, salud, primera infancia, socioeconómicos, finanzas rurales, entre otros.
Zuleima Urrea
Directora Recolección de Información
Ingeniera agrícola, egresada de la Universidad Surcolombiana con Especialización en gerencia social de Uniminuto y Maestría en gerencia de proyectos de la EAN. Con experiencia en diseño, planeación, seguimiento y ejecución de operativos de recolección de información a nivel nacional y en la planeación, asesoría y acompañamiento de recolecciones de información en países de Centroamérica y el Caribe. Su experiencia incluye la gestión de equipos de trabajo, el manejo de aspectos administrativos y operativos para recolecciones cualitativas y cuantitativas, en zona urbana y rural, presencial y virtual. Ha participado en proyectos relacionados con las siguientes temáticas: educación, salud, primera infancia, socioeconómicos, finanzas rurales, entre otros.
Sofía Vaca
Consultora Junior
Economista de la Universidad de los Andes, con una titulación en Estudios del Desarrollo. Tiene experiencia en análisis de datos cualitativos y cuantitativos, investigación y monitoreo de proyectos sociales y políticas públicas. Interés profesional y conocimientos en investigación, estadística, estudios de género, cambio climático, pobreza, salud pública, desigualdad y desarrollo. Hace parte del equipo de Econometría desde agosto del 2021.
Sofía Vaca
Consultora Junior
Economista de la Universidad de los Andes, con una titulación en Estudios del Desarrollo. Tiene experiencia en análisis de datos cualitativos y cuantitativos, investigación y monitoreo de proyectos sociales y políticas públicas. Interés profesional y conocimientos en investigación, estadística, estudios de género, cambio climático, pobreza, salud pública, desigualdad y desarrollo. Hace parte del equipo de Econometría desde agosto del 2021.