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 Chile Tel +56 22 7180792 Email: gabriel.romero (a) usach.cl


Learning in Network Games, joint with J. Kovarik and F. Mengel, Quantitative Economics, Vol. 9, Issue 1 (March 2018).

Brain Drain and Income Distribution, with Aida Galiano, Journal of Economics, July-2018, 124(3), pp 243-267, 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

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.

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

Working Papers and work in progress

Growing in the womb: The effect of seismic activity on fetal growth, with Rocío Álvarez-Aranda and Serafima Chirkova. [pdf]

Financing Public Education and Brain Drain