José Alejandro Peres Cajías

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José Alejandro Peres Cajías

Place of born: La Paz, Bolivia

Date of born: September 13th, 1982

Address: Avenida Mistral 59, Prin. 2, 08015, Barcelona Mobile: (34) 635 405 629

E-mail: joseperescajias@gmail.com

ACADEMIC TRAINING

Degree: Phd in Economic History Center: Universitat de Barcelona (Spain)

From: September 2008 To: April 2013 (expected)

Degree: Masters Diploma of Advanced Studies in Economic History. Project Research with Distinction

Center: Universitat de Barcelona (Spain)

From: September 2006 To: September 2008

Degree: Graduate in Economics. Best thesis in Economics First Semester 2005 Center: Universidad Católica Boliviana- La Paz (Bolivia)

From: January 2000 To: July 2005

ACADEMIC AWARDS

Award: VIII Premi Fons Bibliogràfic de la Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona

Work title: “¿Cuando los deseos no lo son todo? Hacienda pública en Bolivia, 1882-2007” Institution: Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona

Date: July 2012

Award: Best thesis in Economics

Work title: “Comportamiento de la Agricultura Lícita en el Trópico de Cochabamba. El Plan Dignidad y el Proyecto CONCADE”.

Institution: Faculty of Economics, Universidad Católica Bolivia- La Paz Date: July 2005

GRANTS

Grant: Phd Grant (Ajut per Personal Investigador en Formació) Institution: Universitat de Barcelona (Spain)

From: September 2008 To: September 2012

VISITING SCHOLARSHIPS GRANTS

Grant: Visiting Scholarship for Research Abroad Catalunya, BE-DGR 2011

Donor institution: Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (Catalonian Government)

Host Institution: Faculty of Humanities, Utrecht University

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Grant: Visiting Scholar

Donor institution: Universitat de Barcelona (Spain)

Host Institution: Postgrado CIDES -Universidad Mayor de San Andrés- La Paz (Bolivia) From: November 2011 To: December 2011

Grant: Visiting Scholar

Donor institution: Universitat de Barcelona (Spain)

Host Institution: Center for Latin American Studies, Stanford University (USA)

From: March 2011 To: June 2011

Grant: Visiting Scholar

Donor institution: Universitat de Barcelona (Spain)

Host Institution: Escuela de la Producción y de la Competitividad, Universidad Católica Boliviana -La Paz (Bolivia)

From: February 2010 To: April 2010

LANGUAGES

Language Read Spoken Written

Spanish Excellent Excellent Excellent

English Good Good Good

French Good Good Fair

Portuguese Good X X

Catalan Good X X

PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters

Title: “Public Revenues in Bolivia, 1900-1931”

Book Title: Carreras, Albert and César Yañez (eds.), Latin-American Economic Backwardness Revisited.

Year: 2012 Pages: 167-175

Publishers and Place: Pickering & Chatto, London.

Title: “Repensando el desarrollo desde la historia económica: crecimiento y lucha de débiles”. Book Title: Desarrollo en Cuestión: reflexiones desde América Latina.

Year: 2012 Pages:…

Publishers and Place: CIDES-UMSA and Plural, La Paz.

Title:

“El armazón estatal y sus imaginarios. Historia del Estado”.

Coauthor: Rossana Barragán

Book Title: Informe Nacional de Desarrollo Humano 2007. El Estado del Estado.

Year and: 2007 Pages: 127-218.

Publishers and Place: United Nations Office for Development- Bolivia, La Paz Title: LXXV Años. Regulación y Supervisión Financiera en Bolivia. 1928-1982. Coauthors: José Antonio Peres Arenas and Sergio Antezana

Book Title: LXXV Años. Regulación y Supervisión Financiera en Bolivia. 1928-2003

Year: 2003 Pages: Volume I

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Working papers

Title: “Intraregional trade in South America, 1913-50. Economic linkages before institutional agreements”

Coauthors: Marc Badia-Miró and Anna Carreras-Marín

Collection: Documents de Treball de la Facultad d’ Economia I Empresa, Col.lecciò d’Economia, E12/270

Year: 2012

Publishers and Place: University of Barcelona, Barcelona.

Reviews

Book reviewed: Braütigam, Deborah; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Moore, Mick (eds.), Taxation and State-Building in Developing Countries. Capacity and Consent. Cambridge University Press,

2008, 294 pp.

Journal: Revista de Historia Industrial. Economía y Empresa, Volume: 41 Pages: 197-199

Year: 2008 Place of publication: Barcelona

Book reviewed: United Nations Office for Development- Bolivia, 2005 National Report of Human Development Bolivia and 2006 Thematic Report: The Economy Beyond the Gas. Journal: Tínkazos, Revista Boliviana de Ciencias Sociales,

Volume: 19 (November) Pages:

Year: 2005 Place of publication: La Paz

INVITED SEMINARS

Title: “Towards a New Economic History in Bolivia”

Place of celebration: Postgrado en Ciencias del Desarrollo (CIDES) La Paz (Bolivia) Date: December 15, 2011.

Title: “Fiscal challenge from a historic perspective: the Bolivian case”

Place of celebration: Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo’s Formation Courses (“Fiscal Agreement in Latin America: Public Finances, Public Policy and Development”), Barcelona (Spain)

Date: October 11, 2011

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Project: Economic growth, market integration and regional inequality in Latin America, 1870-2010

Position: Researcher (Chief Researcher: Alfonso Herranz) Funding Institution: Science and Innovation Ministry of Spain From: September 2012 To: September 2015

Project: Strenghtening Habilities and Training in Economic History at Universidad Mayor de San Andres, Bolivia (A3/038986/11, Project)

Position: Researcher (Chief Researcher: César Yáñez)

Funding Institution: Foreign Relations and Cooperation Ministry of Spain From: November 2011 To: November 2012

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Project: Regional Growth Factors in Spain and Portugal, 1850-2008: an inquiry from the Economic History (ECO2009-13331-C02-02, Project)

Position: Researcher (Chief Researcher: Alfonso Herranz) Funding Institution: Science and Innovation Ministry of Spain From: September 2009 To: September 2012

Project: A comparative study of the Spanish military spending in the very long term (1850-2009) (2009RICIP00005, Project)

Position: Researcher (Chief Researcher: Alfonso Herranz)

Funding Institution: University and Research Grants Agency of Catalunya and “Institut Internacional per la Pau”

From: September 2010 To: September 2011 Project: A Concise History of Bolivia by Herbert Klein

Position: Research Assistant for the Second Edition in Cambridge University Press Concise Histories

Funding Institution:

From: March 2010 To: May 2010

Project: Finance Regulation and Supervision in Bolivia, 1825-2008 Position: Junior Researcher (Chief Researcher: José Antonio Peres Arenas) Funding Institution: Banking and Finance Institutions Superintendent’s Office

From: March 2008 To: June 2008

Project: Historical Chapter for the 2007 National Report of Human Development, Bolivia Position: Junior Researcher (Chief Researcher: Rossana Barragán)

Funding Institution: United Nations Office for Development- Bolivia From: January 2006 To: August 2006

Project: Finance Regulation and Supervision in Bolivia, 1928-2003 Position: Junior Researcher (Chief Researcher: José Antonio Peres Arenas) Funding Institution: Banking and Finance Institutions Superintendent’s Office

From: July 2003 To: December 2003

TEACHING

Course: World Economic History Hours: 60

Faculty and University: Economics and Business Graduate, Economics Faculty, Universitat de Barcelona (Spain)

From: February, 2012 To: March, 2012 Course: Work and Communication Techniques Hours: 40

Faculty and University: Labor Studies, Law Faculty. Universitat de Barcelona (Spain) From: October, 2010 To: October, 2010

Course: World Development History Hours: 75

Faculty and University: Escuela de la Producción y de la Competitividad, Universidad Católica Boliviana -La Paz (Bolivia)

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Course: Work and Communication Techniques Hours: 40

Faculty and University: Labor Studies, Law Faculty. Universitat de Barcelona (Spain) From: October, 2009 To: October, 2009

Course: History Introduction Hours: 15

Faculty and University: Economics Faculty, Universitat de Barcelona (Spain) From: September, 2009 To: September, 2009

Course: World Economic History Hours: 60

Faculty and University: Economics and Business Graduate, Economics Faculty, Universitat de Barcelona (Spain)

From: September, 2008 To: September, 2009 Course: Economics Introduction

Hours: 30

Faculty and University: Humanities Studies, Philosophy Faculty, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain)

From: March, 2008 To: September, 2008 Course: Crisis and Economics Perspective in Latin America Hours: 60

Faculty and University: International and Intercultural Studies, Psychology Faculty, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain)

From: September, 2007 To: February, 2008

PROFFESIONAL SERVICES

Service: Advisory Committee

Institution: Montevideo-Oxford Latin America Economic History Database (MOxLAD) Date: Since July 2011

Service: Organization of Conference

Institution: 5th Economic History Conference, Uruguayan Economic History Association (AUDHE), Session: Symposium 14. Public Finance Administration: Perspectives on 20th Century,Montevideo (Uruguay)

Date: November 23-25, 2011.

CONFERENCES

Title: “Bolivian Oil and Natural Gas under State and Private control, 1920-2011” Coauthor: Herbert Klein

Conference: XVIth World Economic History Congress Session: Varieties of Capitalism

Place of celebration: Stellenbosch, South Africa Date: July 9-13, 2012

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Title: “Factors behind South-American trade integration failure, 1913-50” Coauthors: Marc Badia-Miró and Anna Carreras-Marín

Conference: XVIth World Economic History Congress

Session: Trade and The Integration Of Peripheral Countries In The World Market Place of celebration: Stellenbosch, South Africa

Date: July 9-13, 2012

Title: “Taxes on Bolivian Natural Resources exports (1880-1950). Well beyond static” Conference: XVIth World Economic History Congress

Session: Trade and growth in the Periphery: the Dependency Theory Revisited Place of celebration: Stellenbosch, South Africa

Date: July 9-13, 2012

Title: “Human Capital Formation and Social Public Expenditure in Bolivia, 1900-2010” Conference: XVIth World Economic History Congress

Session: Human Capital in Africa and Asia Place of celebration: Stellenbosch, South Africa Date: July 9-13, 2012

Title: “Bolivian Public Finances, 1883-2007. Where is the curse?” Conference: XVIth World Economic History Congress

Session: Natural resources in historial perspective: curse or blessing? Place of celebration: Stellenbosch, South Africa

Date: July 9-13, 2012

Title: “The Bolivian Economy in the very long term: a preliminary approximation to the growth experience from the independence”

Coauthor: Alfonso Herranz

Conference: 5th Economic History Conference, Uruguayan Economic History Association (AUDHE)

Session: Symposium 2. National Accounts and other indicators of economic behavior in Historic perspective: series, methodologies and interpretations

Place of celebration: Montevideo (Uruguay) Date: November 23-25, 2011.

Title: “Using Economic History to rethink Bolivian development: a battle between weak?” Conference: 5th Economic History Conference, Uruguayan Economic History Association (AUDHE)

Session: Symposium 5. Institutions and Development Place of celebration: Montevideo (Uruguay)

Date: November 23-25, 2011.

Title: “Public Finances and Natural Resources in Bolivia, 1883-2007. Where is the curse?” Conference: 5th Economic History Conference, Uruguayan Economic History Association (AUDHE)

Session: Symposium 9. Natural Resources in Historical Perspective: Cursing or Blessing? Place of celebration: Montevideo (Uruguay)

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Title: “Bolivian State incomes and expenditures in the 20th Century. Levels, volatility and composition.”

Conference: 5th Economic History Conference, Uruguayan Economic History Association (AUDHE)

Session: Symposium 14. Public Finance Administration: Perspectives on 20th Century Place of celebration: Montevideo (Uruguay)

Date: November 23-25, 2011.

Title: “Potosí was not anymore Potosi. Economic consequences of Bolivian Independence” Conference: 10th Spanish Economic History Association International Congress.

Session: Main Session B. The Economic Impact of Colonies Independence and the Liberal Revolutions in Latin America and Spain.

Place of celebration: Carmona (Sevilla), Spain Date: September 8-10, 2011

Title: “Regional Trade Integration In Latin America Between The World Wars: A Missed Opportunity?”

Coauthors: Marc Badia-Miró and Anna Carreras-Marín

Conference: 9th European Historical Economic Society Conference Session: Trade In The Great Depression

Place of celebration: Dublin, Ireland Date: September 2-3, 2011

Title: “The State in the Bolivian Economy, 1883-2010: An approach from Public Finance” Conference: 6th Bolivian Studies Association Congress

Session: The Challenge of Economic growth with social equity. Place of celebration: Sucre, Bolivia

Date: June 27-30, 2011

Title: “Potosí was not anymore Potosi. Economic consequences of Bolivian Independence” Conference: 8th Etno-history International Congress. Etno-history beyond Ethnic Groups Session: Riots, Clashes and Reconfigurations

Place of celebration: Sucre, Bolivia Date: June 26-29, 2011

Title: “Interregional trade in the 1920’s: the cases of Bolivia, Chile y Perú” Coauthors: Marc Badia-Miró and Anna Carreras-Marín

Conference: 2nd Spanish Economic History Association Meeting. Place of celebration: Madrid, Spain

Date: September 9, 2010

Title: “Average Tariff in Latin American poor countries: the Bolivian case (1900-1951)” Conference: Tariffs in History, Instituto Figuerola and Carlos III University

Place of celebration: Madrid Date: May 13-14, 2010

Title: Fiscal Income in Bolivia, 1900-1950. New evidence to re-think Bolivian Public Finances Conference: 2nd Latin American Economic History Congress (CLADHE)

Session: Public Finance in Latin America: regressive and progressive, direct taxes and indirect taxes (XVIII-XX Century)

Place of celebration: Mexico City, Mexico Date: February 3-5, 2010

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Title: Bolivian tax revenues, new quantitative evidence Conference: XVth World Economic History Congress

Session: E5. Latin America Backwardness Revisited: New Empirical Contributions in Economic History

Place of celebration: Utrecht, Netherlands Date: August 3-7, 2009

Title: Asumptions and budgets: relations between Bolivian Central State and Departments Coauthor: Rossana Barragán

Conference: 4th Bolivian Studies Association Congress Place of celebration: Sucre, Bolivia

Date: 22-24 June, 2006

OTHER ACADEMIC TRAINING

Course: Summer School in Economic History

Center: Universidad de la República- Montevideo (Uruguay) From: December 6, 2010 To: December 17, 2010 Course: Global Euronet Research Design Course 2009

Center: European Graduate School for Training in Economic and Social History From: July 28, 2009 To: July 31, 2009

Course: Quantitative Methods for Economics

Center: Universidad Privada Boliviana- La Paz (Bolivia) From: March, 2006 To: July, 2006

REFERENCES

Professor: Alfonso Herranz Loncan

Position: Lecturer Proffesor, University of Barcelona Contact: alfonso.herranz@ub.edu

Professor: Herbert Klein

Position: Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow, Stanford University and Colombia University Contact: hklein@stanford.edu

Professor: Luis Bértola

Position: Senior Lecturer, Universidad de la República Uruguay Contact: lbertola@fcsum.edu.uy

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