Aileen Agüero García is a researcher at the Instituto de Estudios Peruanos (Institute of Peruvian Studies), a private non-profit organisation based in Lima, Peru.
Aileen has been involved in several research projects in the areas of broadband development, telecommunications universal service, ICT and productivity, ICT and poverty, mobile banking, digital television, competition and regulation (telecommunications, electricity and transport), women in rural areas, public banks and rural finance, among others. Her work pays special attention to the integration of quantitative and qualitative approaches.
As of her experience in the public sector, she has worked at the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion, in the monitoring and evaluation department, focusing on social programs providing assistance to poor elderly people and to the poorest people working in agricultural activities. In addition, she has been a consultant for the Ministry of Economics and Finance, the Peruvian telecommunications regulator and the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
Aileen holds a Master’s Degree in Rural Development – Erasmus Mundus Programme (EU) and a BA Degree in Economics.