Alejandro Arrieta, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management,

Office: AHC5 448
Tel: (305) 348-7525

Fax: (305) 348-4901
Email: alejarri@fiu.edu


  • PhD, Economics, Rutgers University, 2008
  • M.A., Finance, University of the Pacific, Peru, 2002
  • B.A., Economics, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, 1996

Professional Experience

  • Research Fellow, InterAmerican Development Bank, Washington, D.C. 2008
  • Research Assistant, Institute for Health at Rutgers University (IHHCPAR), New Jersey. 2004-2005
  • Senior Economic Analyst, Superintendence of Banking and Insurance, Lima - Peru, 1998-2002, 2006-2007

Major Fields of Expertise

  • Health Economics
  • Health Care Utilization and Quality
  • Health Care Finance
  • Public and Private Health Care Systems in Latin America

Intellectual Contributions

Arrieta, A., Garcia-Prado, A., & Guillen, J. (2011). The Private Health Care Sector and the provision of prenatal care services in Latin America. World Development 39: 615-622. doi: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2010.09.006

Arrieta, A. (2011). Health Reform and Cesarean Sections in the Private Sector: the experience of Peru. Health Policy 99: 124-130. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2010.07.016

Arrieta, A., & Riesco, G. (2009). Risk factors for perinatal mortality in Peruvian social security hospitals: EsSalud’s Perinatal
Surveillance System data analysis. Anales de la Facultad de Medicina UNMSM 70:241-246.

Arrieta, A. & Russell, L. (2008). Effects of Leisure and Non-leisure Physical Activity on Mortality in U.S. Adults over Two Decades. Annals of Epidemiology 18: 889-895. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2008.09.007.

"Structural Misclassification for Dependent Variables: A semi-parametric approach". July, 2008.

"A Structural Misclassification Model to Estimate the Impact of Non-clinical factors on Healthcare Utilization". October, 2007.

"Effect of Market Structure on Health Quality in the New Jersey Hospital Industry". August, 2005.








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