Carlos Herrera, PhDc

  Carlos Herrera, PhDc
    Assistant Professor
  The University of Nijmegen, PhD
  The University of Manchester, MS
  The University of Mobile, BS





The University of Nijmegen - The Netherlands
 PhDc in Economics 

The University of Manchester - United Kingdom
Master in International Economics and Development Studies (with honors)
Concentration in Public Policy and Management  

The University of Mobile - United States of America
Bachelor of Science in Economics
Bachelor of Science in Finance

Financial Specialization & Project Management
TRADEX International, USA
Accredited International Stock Broker

University of Central America - Nicaragua
Postgraduate Diploma in Formulation and Evaluation of Projects


NUFFIC Scholarship
Presented by the Royal Netherlands Government for PhD in Economics

Excellence Award
Presented by the Government of the Republic of Nicaragua in recognition for contribution towards the economic development of Nicaragua.

Best Rapid Result Initiative
Presented by the World Bank for initiative shown in improving methods of transferring national funds for municipal investments.

Excellence Award
Presented by the Embassy of Japan for excellence and honorable performance.
USAID Scholarship

Presented by the USA Government for BSc in Economics and Finance

University of Mobile, Partial LAC Scholarship
For BSc in Economics and Finance


Country work and research experience

Asia: India and Japan

Europe: Finland, Spain, the Netherlands and United Kingdom.

Latin America: Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua

North America: USA

  •          Participated in Various Seminars & Conference Presentations (Harvard University, The World Bank, University of Utrecht, Spanish Agency for International Cooperation, Florida International University, United Nations, and the Japanese International Cooperation Agency, among others).
  •           Various publications on Economic Development, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Poverty, Investments and Financial Assessments.
  •          Holds an International Stock Broker License and has an overall product exposure throughout his career of over USD 1 billion.

Work Experience

The World Bank Group
Country Officer

MDB Capital Group, CAL, USA
Senior Investment Banking

University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Government of Nicaragua
Investment Advisor for the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute

Government of Nicaragua
Director of International Cooperation for the Nicaraguan Institute of Municipal Development

Inversiones de Nicaragua
Economic/ Investment Advisor to the Executive President of the Nicaraguan Stock Exchange Market

Embassy of Japan
Economic Analyst and Project Supervisor

Global Development Gateway, UK
Director-Economic Policy Sector


Business: From 2004 to 2006, He served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism, INTUR. Since 2007, He Co-Founded of two small businesses.

Traveling: He has travelled to over 35 countries.

Writing /Literature /books: Herrera, Carlos (2005) Confidentes de una Noche Editorial ANAMA: Nicaragua

Herrera, Carlos (publishing stage—2015) 20 Agostos y 10 Octubres Editorial ANAMA: Nicaragua