Ronald Maple | INCAE
Ronald Maple

Biography

Master in Economics from the University of Costa Rica, he works as a researcher at INCAE's CLACDS on issues related to international trade, foreign direct investment, regional integration, competitiveness and economic development. Previously, he worked as an economic analyst for the Costa Rican Foreign Trade Promoter (PROCOMER). He works as a researcher at the Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development of INCAE on issues of competitiveness, international trade, foreign direct investment, among others.

Between 1999 and 2009, he worked as an economic analyst for the Costa Rican Foreign Trade Promoter (PROCOMER) in which he carried out market research in different countries such as Germany, the United States and China. He led the area of ​​statistical analysis of the Costa Rican external sector and collaborated with more than a hundred investigations related to competitiveness, commercial policy and commercial opportunities for exporting companies. He has been a consultant and collaborated with various work teams in consultancies for the World Bank, ECLAC, the Pan American Health Organization, German cooperation institutions, the Costa Rican chamber of exporters, among other organizations.
 

Profile

Data message

Country of origin:
Costa Rica
Country of Residence:
Costa Rica
Office Tel .:
+506 2437-2379
E-mail: 
ronal.arce@incae.edu

Degrees

  • Master, Economics with an emphasis on business economics, University of Costa Rica, 2000
  • Bachelor, Economics, University of Costa Rica, 1998

Teaching areas

  • Economy

Work experience

Place of work: INCAE Business School
From: 2010 To: Present
Position: Researcher
Description: Responsible for the coordination of research carried out by the center on issues related to international trade, foreign direct investment, regional integration, competitiveness and economic development. Coordinator of the executive opinion poll for the World Economic Forum. 

Place of work: PROCOMER
From: 1999 Until: 2009
Position: Economic Analyst
Description: Responsible for the analysis and publication of international trade figures for Costa Rica. He conducted market research in various countries such as the United States, Germany, China, Ecuador, among others.