About

I am a 4th year Ph.D. student at the University of Southern California Department of Economics. I am also a member of the Los Angeles Behavioral Economics Laboratory (LABEL). I collaborate with Professors Juan Carrillo and Isabelle Brocas on a project that explores the impact of individuals’ subjective time perception on their inter-temporal preferences.

I am also a fellow at the USC Dornsife Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET). I collaborate with Professor Hashem Pesaran and colleagues Qiankun Zhou and Ida Johnsson on a project that uses survey data to analyze the microeconomic foundations of market bubbles.

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Education

PhD in Economics 2013 –
University of Southern California (USC)

Masters in Economics 2011 – 2013
University of Southern California (USC)

B.S. in Economic Theory (With honors) 2005 – 2011
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)

Awards

USC Dornsife Institute for New Economic Thinking Graduate Fellowship (2014)

USC Institute for Economic Policy Research summer Fellowship (2014)

USC Institute for Economic Policy Research summer Fellowship (2013)

USC Merit Award. (for duration of Ph.D. study)

Research Grant 119162 from Mexican Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología

(CONACYT) for Project: “Coordination in social networks: complexity, simulations and experimentation” (2009)

Hobbies

I enjoy sports in general and particularly chess, tennis, soccer, surfing and scuba diving.