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Hello...! I am Ana Belen

I received the B.S. degree in Economics from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador, in 2010; the Master degree in Finance and Risk Management from Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Quito, Ecuador, in 2015; the M.Sc. degree in Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics, and Econometrics from The University of Birmingham, England, United Kingdom, in 2016; and the Ph.D. in Business Administration at Kumoh National Institute of Technology, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Republic of Korea, in 2020.

From 2017 to 2020, I was a research assistant with KIT Finance Laboratory in Gumi-si, Republic of Korea. From 2020 to 2021, I was an assistant professor at Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales (IAEN) in Quito, Ecuador. Currently, I am a full-time lecturer/researcher at Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) in Quito, Ecuador. I am an invited professor at Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL), Universidad Técnica del Norte (UTN), IAEN in Ecuador, and Universidad Latina de Costa Rica. 

My research interests include corporate finance, business strategy,  investments, applied statistics, and econometrics.

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