Carlos Toruño joined the World Justice Project as a Data Analyst in April 2022. He has previously worked as a researcher at the Nicaraguan Foundation for Social and Economic Development (FUNIDES) where he focused on analyzing public policies in subjects such as labour, education, inequality, poverty, governance, and democracy. Carlos also served as an economic analyst for the Mergers and Acquisitions Department at the National Institute for the Promotion of Economic Competition (Procompetencia) in Managua, Nicaragua.
He holds a B.Sc. in Applied Economics from the Universidad Centroamericana (UCA), where he also joined as a lecturer, and a M.Sc. in Development Economics from the University of Göttingen, Germany. Carlos has specialized in data science and quantitative methods in the analysis of public policies. Among his topics of interests is the implementation of quasi-experimental designs in political economy topics, which was the focus of his master thesis.