Consultant in industrial organization and empirical methods

Professor in the Department of Economics at Northwestern University. His research specializes in empirical Industrial Organization, with an emphasis on consumer and firm behavior in financial product markets. He has done research on the AFP and annuity markets in Chile, and on vertical relationships between financial product dealers and financial product firms in the United States.

He has taught Introduction to Economics at PUC, Industrial Organization (undergraduate) at MIT, and Econometrics (undergraduate) and Industrial Organization (Ph.D.) at Northwestern.


  • Business Administration’s degree with a major in Economics, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC).
  • Master in Economics with a major in Industrial Organization, PUC.
  • Ph.D. in Economics, MIT.

Awards and Recognition

  • Saturday Magazine’s 100 Young Leaders, 2016.
  • Graduate Fellowship, Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, 2014 and 2015, MIT.
  • George P. and Obie B. Shultz Dissertation Grant, 2012 and 2015, MIT.
  • Chile Scholarship Recipient, 2010.
  • Best graduate of the Master in Economics, 2009, PUC.
  • Raúl Yver O. Award to the Best Graduate of Commercial Engineering, Mention in Economics, 2009, PUC.


  • “Class size and teacher effects in higher education,” Economics of Education Review, 2016. (with Claudio Sapelli).