I am Associate Professor of Economics at the Universidad de Santiago.

Contact information

Departamento de Economía
Universidad de Santiago
Av. Lib. O'Higgins 3363
Estación Central 

Tel  +56 2 7180792

Email: gabriel.romero (a) usach.cl


Brain Drain and Income Distribution, with Aida Galiano, Journal of Economics (forthcoming), (pdf) DOI information: 10.1007/s00712-017-0576-y

Natural disasters and indicators of social cohesion, joint with A. Calo-Blanco, J. Kovarik and F. Mengel, 2017, PLoS ONE 12(6): e0176885.

DOI information: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176885

Learning in Network Games, joint with J. Kovarik and F. Mengel2017, Quantitative Economics, in press, (pdf), (Additional Material pdf)

Financing Public Goods and Attitudes Toward Immigration, joint with Iñigo Iturbe-Ormaetxe, European Journal of Political Economy, Vol(44) (2016), pp. 159-178
DOI information: 10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2016.07.006

Natural Resources and International Labour Mobility, Applied Economics Letters, 2016, DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2015.1136387 (free to view: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/FFykqYsaNKCFaHcnCyd3/full)

What circumstances lead a government to promote brain drain? Journal of Economics, March 2013, Vol. 108, Issue 2, pp. 173-202, DOI: 10.1007/s00712-012-0272-x (pdf). 

Determining public provision of education services in a sequential education process, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (contributions tier), Vol. 12, Issue 1, ISSN (Online) 1935-1682, DOI: 10.1515/1935-1682.3079, Dec. 2012

Work in progress

Estimating the effect of maternal stress on birth outcomes in Chile: a pseudo-panel approach (with Rocío Álvarez-Aranda and Serafima Chirkova)