Social policy and empirical methods consultant

Professor in the Department of Economics at Texas A&M University. His research specializes in empirical Industrial Organization, mainly in markets with information frictions. He has conducted research on various topics, including the pension fund market, electricity, gasoline, and the effects of vertical integrations in bilateral oligopolies..

He has been professor of Microeconomics and Industrial Organization (undergraduate) at Universidad de los Andes, of Free Competition and Regulation (undergraduate) and Industrial Organization (Ph.D.) at Texas A&M.


  • Business Administration degree with a major in Economics, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC).
  • Master in Economics, PUC.
  • Ph.D. in Economics, Northwestern University.

Awards and Recognition

  • Dissertation year fellowship, Northwestern University.
  • University Scholarship, 2009, Northwestern University.
  • Academic excellence in graduate studies, 2007, PUC.
  • Raul Iver O. Award for best GPA in economics, 2006, PUC.


  • “Switching costs and competition in retirement investing.” AEJ: Microeconomics (forthcoming, May 2019).
  • “Who Benefits from Information Disclosure? The Case of Retail Gasoline.” AEJ: Microeconomics (forthcoming, May 2019).