Rafael Correa

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Person.png Rafael Correa   WebsiteRdf-icon.png
(politician)
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BornRafael Vicente Correa Delgado
1963-04-06
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Alma materCatholic University of Guayaquil, Catholic University of Louvain, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
ReligionRoman Catholicism
Children • Sofía Anne Dominique
• Rafael Miguel
SpouseAnne Malherbe Gosselin
PartyPAIS Alliance

[[|x22px|link=President of Ecuador]] President of Ecuador Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
15 January 2007 - 24 May 2017
Succeeded byLenín Moreno

Employment.png President pro tempore of CELAC

In office
28 January 2015 - 28 January 2016

Employment.png Chairman of the PAIS Alliance

In office
3 April 2006 - Present

Employment.png Minister of Finance

In office
20 April 2005 - 9 August 2005

Rafael Correa (born 6 April 1963) is an Ecuadorian politician and economist who served as President of Ecuador from 2007 to 2017.

The leader of the PAIS Alliance democratic socialist movement, Rafael Correa's administration focused on reducing poverty and ineguality. Between 2006 and 2016, poverty decreased from 36.7% to 22.5% and annual per capita GDP growth was 1.5 percent (as compared to 0.6 percent over the previous two decades). At the same time, inequalities – as measured by the Gini index – decreased from 0.55 to 0.47.[1]

 

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