Santiago Tobón

I am a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Chicago Pearson Institute and Harris Public Policy & Innovations for Poverty Action Peace and Recovery Program.

I received a Ph.D. in Economics and an M.A. in Economics from Universidad de los Andes in 2017, an M.A. in Economics from Université catholique de Louvain in 2012, an M.B.A. from Universidad EAFIT in 2011 and a B.A. in Computer Science from Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia in 2007.

My research interests lie in the fields of development economics and political economy. I use experimental and quasi-experimental methods to study crime, violence and public policy in developing countries.

You can access the latest version of my CV here, my Google Scholar profile here, my Ideas profile here, my profile at the University of Chicago Person Institute here, and my profile at Innovations for Poverty Action here.

Email me at tobon@uchicago.edu or stobon@poverty-action.org.