I have been researching and focusing on Poverty and Vulnerability and Social policy. In the past I have resaerch topics in Micro economic development, Health, Education and Social protection.
Professional/ Work Experience:
My academic carreer started when I compleated my undergraduate fdegree in Economics back in Chile. I took a teaching poccition at Universidad Diego Portales where I tought intro. to Economics and Business development classes. At the same time I was colaborating in research proyects with a professor based at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile our collaboration produced several papers on Labor Economics and Industrial Organization.
In 2005 I went to NYU to study a MPA where I focused my studies and Research on social policy and development. I worked with Prof. Jonathan Morduch as his RA and TA.
Backin Chile in 2007 I started working at Universidad Adfolfo Ibáñe's School of Government. At UAI I tough several economic, development and public policy courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.
I also have been researching issues related to social protection and poverty in Latin American and Chile.
I started my PhD in 2010 at American University in Washingtin D.C. wher I have been focusing my researc on the study of poverty and vulnerability in Chile.
LACEA, Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association
SECHI, Chilean Economic Society
SOCHPP, Chilean Public Policy Society
APPAM, Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management
AEA, American Economic Association
EEA, Easter Economic Association
HDCA, Human Development and Capability Association
CCHC, Chilean Chamber of Construction
Latin America, and Chile in particular but also the developing world in general.