Sary Levy-Carciente is a Venezuelan economist with expertise in the field of financial macroeconomics. She holds a PhD in Development Studies, a Master in International Economics and a Professional Specialization in Administrative Sciences.
She wrote her Ph.D. thesis on financial instability, developing a mathematical model showing how economic cycles allow irregular dynamics that eventually can lead to chaos. Mrs. Levy-Carciente is a full professor at Universidad Central de Venezuela, and during her academic career has held different positions: Dean of the Economics and Social Sciences Faculty 2008-2011; Research Coordinator of the Social and Economic Science Faculty, 2004-2008; Director of the Institute of Economic and Social Research, 2004-2008; Resource Promotion Vice-President at FonJUCV, 2007-2008; and chief of the Research Unit in International Affairs at the IIES-FACES-UCV. Dr. Levy-Carciente was awarded with a Fulbright Scholarship for research at the Center of Polymer Studies of the Physics Department of Boston University, 2013-2014, and a Visiting Scholar invitation at the Economic Department of the University of Massachusetts, 2000-2001.
She is a Board Member of the International Institute of Advanced Economic and Social Studies in Italy; Center for the Dissemination of Scientific Knowledge CEDICE-Venezuela; journal Perfil de Coyuntura Económica in Colombia, journal La Finanza in Italy, and journal Anales Americanista in Spain. She has a number of writings in books and papers in specialized journals, as presentations in academic and professional meetings. Details at: www.sarylevy.com