George Gray Molina

Chief Economist

Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, UNDP New York

United States
English, Spanish
Poverty reduction and inequality, Sustainable development, Sustainable Development Goals

George Gray Molina is the Chief Economist in the Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean in New York. He is currently working on poverty and inequality research in the region, middle income challenges and measurement of subjective well-being.

In his home country, Bolivia, he was the coordinator of the Bolivian Human Development Report Office and the lead author for four National Human Development reports, 2004–2008.

From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Gray Molina was Director of the Bolivian Ministry of the Presidency’s social and economic think-tank, UDAPE (Unidad de Análisis de Políticas Sociales y Económicas), and Coordinator of the Catholic University’s Public Policy Master’s Programme, MpD from 2000 to 2002.

Mr. Gray Molina holds a BA in Anthropology and Economics from Cornell University, an MPP in Public Policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, and a DPhil in Politics from Nuffield College, University of Oxford (UK).