Jose Ramon Morales Arilla
José Morales Arilla is a former research fellow at the Center for International Development at Harvard University. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and International Development (MPAID, 2012) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, Venezuela. His intellectual interests focus on the political economics of natural resource extraction and rent management, macroeconomic policy, institutional development and culture. Before joining CID, José served as policy advisor to Henrique Capriles’ Presidential Campaign, and as researcher and consultant for the Interamerican Development Bank, IESA, Transparency International, the Revenue Watch Institute, the International Budget Partnership and Venezuela’s Central Bank. He loves playing the drums, watching movies and reading political chronicles.