Carlos De Sousa
Carlos de Sousa joined Bruegel in August 2012 as a Research Assistant. He is an Economist from Venezuela specialized in Macroeconomics, he holds a Master degree in Macroeconomics Policy and Financial Markets from Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (UPF/UAB), with a MSc thesis on optimal sovereign default decision making. He has a Bachelor degree in Economics at Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas, with a thesis on speculative bubbles.
Before joining Bruegel, he worked as a macroeconomic analyst at Ecoanalitica (at private consultancy firm in Caracas) where he was covering the evolution of the sovereign credits and macroeconomic conditions of Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Panama.
Carlos’ main research interests include macroeconomics, international economics, behavioral economics and public choice. He is fluent in English and Spanish.