Visiting Professor and Senior Research Scientist
Florida International University
Dr. Jorge N. Zumaeta’s research focuses on socioeconomic development, applied econometrics, social equity, and measuring macroeconomic policy impact. Dr. Zumaeta has 20 years of a successful track as a research economist, publishing 51 major research studies, co-authoring another 62 project evaluations and analysis, consulting in the development of state and local guidelines and performance measures for workforce development programs. Prior to joining Florida International University – Academic Planning and Accountability, as Senior Director, Dr. Zumaeta served as a Regional Economist for the Florida Department of Labor. Dr. Zumaeta is a Fulbright Research Scholar in Economics and holds a BA and MS in Economics from Florida Atlantic University and a Ph.D. in Social Sciences – Economics from Tilburg University.