George Gray Molina is the Chief Economist and Leader of the Regional Human Development Team and Millennium Development Goals in the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean of the UNDP, based in New York. George comes from the Alternative Institute where he conducted research on economic development, environmental sustainability, poverty and inequality in Latin America. Previously, he was a member of the Global Leaders Society of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, at Princeton and Oxford Universities, where his research was focused on niche economic growth within low-growth economies. George was also a research associate at the Center for Research on Inequality, Ethnicity and Human Security (CRISE) in Oxford and a member of the Inter-American Dialogue Center based in Washington, DC. Between 2004 and 2008, George was coordinator of the UNDP Human Development Report in Bolivia, and contributed to the Global Human Development Report in 2008 and 2009. He was Director of the Economic Policy Analysis Unit of the Bolivian Government (UDAPE) and Director of the Master Program in Public Policy of the Catholic University of that country.