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.
Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity Duke University