Camila Fonseca Sarmiento

Research Associate

Camila Fonseca-Sarmiento is a research associate at IURIF, where she is engaged with research related to evaluating economic impacts of policies and public budgeting and finance, in particular how local governments generate sufficient revenue under increasing constraints, and how fiscal structures affect the pattern and effectiveness of public service delivery.

Camila holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor's degree in economics and finance from Universidad del Rosario (Colombia). Before joining IURIF, Fonseca consulted for the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank and worked in her native Colombia in the financial sector. While working for these organizations, she gained experience in quantitative analysis of public policies, budgeting, and data management, including data collection and visualization.

In The Media

This story outlines a new report co-authored by Professor Jerry Zhao and researcher Camila Fonseca-Sarmiento, which highlights shortcomings in infrastructure cost tracking and disclosure.

Transportation Today
November 21, 2019

This story mentions an upcoming webinar featuring Professor Jerry Zhao and Camila Fonseca-Sarmiento, whose research paper with the Volcker Alliance highlights shortcomings in infrastructure cost tracking and disclosure.

Markets Insider
November 20, 2019