Welcome to my personal website. My areas of research are labor economics and applied economics, with a specialization in job quality (informality), regional and urban economics and microeconometrics. My approach takes into account both the theory and analysis of data by using household survey as well as firm-level data.

2013 PhD in Economics, Excellent Cum Laude, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.
Advisor: José Luis Roig (UAB) 
Current employment:
Associate Profesor, Department of Economics - RiSE-group, Universidad EAFIT, Colombia
Research interests:
- Labor economics
- Informality
- Regional and urban economics
- Spatial analysis
- Applied economics and econometrics
Gustavo A. García at: IDEAS-RePEc
                                  Google Scholar
Contact Informations:
E-mails: ggarci24[at]eafit.edu.co, gusgarciacruz[at]gmail.com 

Department of Economics, Universidad EAFIT, Of. 26-903, Medellín, Colombia
Phone: +574 2619500 ext. 9560
                             Last update: July 2018