Iván Kim Taveras is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Navarra Center for International Development. His home country is the Dominican Republic. He received a B.S in Applied Economics with a minor in Applied Mathematics from SUNY Farmingdale. Recently, he successfully completed the Master in Finance and Economics at the University of Navarra. Currently he is pursuing a PhD in Economics at Bocconi University in Milano. Research interests include the impact of social transfers on social outcomes and export dynamics.