Argentine. He is Ph.D. in Economics from Boston University, with fields in health economics and industrial organization. Maceira received his bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), and completed his M.A. in Economics at the Di Tella Institute in Argentina.
He develops teaching activities at the B.A. Program and at the Master Program in Economics of the UBA, at the Master in Public Policy Design at FLACSO (Latin American University for Social Sciences), and also collaborates in postgraduate programs in several provincial universities in Argentina (Masters in Public Health at the National University of Salta, Health Economics postgraduate program at the National University of the South, the Health Management Program at the University of San Pablo, at Tucumán, Master in Public Health of the National University of Tucumán, Postgraduate program in Health Economics and Management at the National University of Mar del Plata). He also collaborates at the School of Government, Lidership Program of the Austral University, and participates in professional actualization programs at the Gutierrez Pediatric Public Hospital and the Sardá Maternal Hospital, both in the City of Buenos Aires.
Maceira was recipient of scholarships from the Ford Foundation, the Government of Japan Scholarship Program, the Rosestein-Rodan Scholarship Program (Boston University) and the Adenauer Foundation.
He is currently Senior Researcher at the Center for the Study of the State and Society (CEDES) and Associate Researcher of the investigative branch of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICET). Since 2014 he is academic co-cordinator of the Postgruate Program on Health Management organized by FLACSO (the Latin-American University of Social Sciences)/Plan Sumar (Ministry of Health), Argentina.
He has been Member of the Directive Board of the Master Program in Health Care Administration of the Latin American Center for Human Economy (CLAEH) in Uruguay and former member of the Health Research Forum for Argentina: 10/90 Gap (FISA), member of the Scientific Committee of the International Health Economics Association (iHEA), as well as Board Member of the Political Economy Argentine Association (AAEP). In August 2009 he became President of the International Society for Equity in Health (ISEqH). Between 2014 and 2014 was the Argentine referent of the regional research initiative organized by the Alliance for Health Systems Reform. Since 2013 is part of the Program Working Group of Health Systems Global.
Maceira has written several studies published in national and international books and journals. He has conducted numerous research projects and has provided technical assistance to many developing countries, particularly in the Latin America and the Caribbean region.
He has been working with a wide range of organizations, including the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the IDRC, USAid, the Inter American Foundation (IAF), UNICEF, and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), among others.
He is a grant award winner of the Alliance for Health Policy and System Research at the WHO, the Global Development Network (GDN), and Salud Investiga, the research institute of the Argentine Ministry of Health.

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