Brandt School Universität Erfurt

Juan David Rivera Acevedo

Juan David Rivera Acevedo is an economist who studied at the Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany. In July 2014, he obtained his Master’s degree in Public Policy with a focus on International Political Economy and Public/ Non-Profit Management from the Willy Brandt School. Now he is a PhD candidate at the University of Erfurt and, since October 2014, Christoph-Martin-Wieland scholarship holder, connected as PhD Fellow to the Center for Empirical Research in Economics and Behavioral Science (CEREB). His research focuses on social entrepreneurship and on the new field of impact investing, such as the social impact bonds.

Courses taught at the Brandt School:

  • PNM: Market-Based Solutions for Social Challenges (SS 2015, SS 2016)

  • Quantitative Analysis and Empirical Methods - Tutorial (SS 2015)

  • Project Group: Calculating the Social Return of Investment (WS 2015/16)