Economics

Guillermo Alves is a third year student in the economics doctoral program. He has an MA in Economics from Brown and a BA from the University of the Republic, Uruguay. He plans to do research in Development Economics in Latin America, with a special focus in the Economics of Cities and the Economics of Inequality.

Martin Fiszbein is a fifth year student in the economics doctoral program. He has an MA in economics from Brown and a BA from the University of Buenos Aires. His research interests are economic growth, comparative development, and the economic history of Latin America.

Jorge Eduardo Pérez Pérez is a second year graduate student in the Economics department. A Colombian national, he holds a M.A. in Economics from Brown, a B.A. in Economics and a B.A in Finance from Universidad del Rosario at Colombia. He has worked for three years in applied economics, first on consumer economics at Colombia and later on fiscal policy in Latin America countries. His research interests include labor economics, econometrics and economic growth.