Curriculum Vitae


Employment
  • Economist, Development Research Group, Macroeconomics and Growth (DECMG), April 2013- 
  • Economist, Research Department at International Monetary Fund Sept 2011-April 2013
Education
  • PhD. in Economics, UCLA, 2011
  • M.A. in Economics, UCLA, 2008
  • M.A. in Economics, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2005
  • B.A. in Economics, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Rosario, Argentina, 2003
Fellowships and Awards
  • Dissertation Year Fellowship, UCLA Graduate Division, 2010-2011
  • Ettinger Prize Award, Best Pre-Job Market Paper (co-winner) (link to award page)
  • Departmental Excellence Award, UCLA Economics Department, 2008
  • Bradley Foundation Fellowship, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • UCLA Graduate Division Fellowship, 2006-2010
Publications
  • "Entry, Trade Costs and International Business Cycles" (2014) with Jose Ignacio Lopez,  Journal of International Economics, 94 (2014), 224-238
  • "The Anatomy of a Credit Crunch: from Capital to Labor Markets" (2014), with Francisco J. Buera and Yongseok Shin, forthcoming Review of Economic Dynamics

Working Papers
  • "The Dynamics of Development: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Reallocation" (2014), with Francisco J. Buera
  • "Entry, Exit and Misallocation Frictions" (2014), revise and resubmit, AEJ: Macro
  • "Constrained Optimality and the Welfare Effects of Misallocation" (2012), with Hugo Hopenhayn
Programming Skills
  • Fortran, Matlab, Stata
Referee
  • AEJ Macro, International Economics Review, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Macroeconomics Dynamics, Quantitative Economics, Review of Economic Dynamics