Profesor Asistente, ESE Business School

Director de Investigación, ESE Business School

Director Remlab 


Área de Interés

Dirección Financiera y Economía Urbana


“La curiosidad exige que nos hagamos preguntas, que tratemos de unir las cosas e intentemos comprender esta multitud de aspectos como el resultado de la acción de un número relativamente pequeño de elementos y fuerzas que actúan en una variedad infinita de combinaciones”.
Richard Feynman

¿Quién es?

Soy profesor asistente en la ESE Business School, donde también soy director académico del Real Estate Modeling Lab ( Obtuve mi doctorado en Economía Empresarial en la Haas Business School de la Universidad de Berkeley. Antes de incorporarme al ESE, pasé dos años en el cuerpo docente del Departamento de Finanzas de la Universidad de Tulane.

Mis intereses de investigación se sitúan en la intersección de las finanzas y la economía urbana.


  • 2017 UC Berkeley
    Phd Business Administration / Berkeley, USA.
  • 2013 UC Berkeley
    Master in Business Administration / Berkeley, USA.
  • 2009 Universidad de Chile
    M.A. Applied Economics / Santiago, Chile
    B.A. Industrial Engineering / Santiago, Chile

Publicaciones Destacadas


Labor Market Effects Of Deleting Delinquencies

Sep 03, 2019

We develop a simple model to examine the implications of prohibiting the use of credit histories in hiring practices. We empirically test the model using a recent law implemented in Chile. read more

Playing Checkers In Chinatown

Sep 02, 2019

In 1905-1935, the city of Los Angeles bought the water and land rights of the Owens Valley farmers and built an aqueduct to transfer the water to the city. The dark story is that Los Angeles bullied read more

Otras publicaciones


Working Papers

  • “On the Geography of Inequality: Labor Sorting and Place-Based Policies in General Equilibrium” with Alexis Montecinos (Suffolk) and Diogo Duarte (FIU)R&R Real Estate Economics
  •  “Agglomeration, Coordination and Corporate Investment” with William Grieser (TCU) and Gonzalo Maturana (Emory)Submitted
  • “Playing Checkers in Chinatown” with Jose Antonio Espin-Sanchez (Yale)
  • “Estimating the Information Component in Switching Costs: A Structural Approach” with Sheisha Kulkarni (Virginia, NBER) and Gonzalo Iberti
    Finance by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation through the NBER Household finance small grant program
  • “Keeping it Constant: The Effects of Standardization on Consumer Loan Outcomes” with Sheisha Kulkarni (Virginia, NBER) and Gonzalo Iberti
    Finance by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation through the NBER Household finance small grant program
  • “Labor Market Effects of Deleting Delinquencies” with Jordan Nickerson (Boston College) and Gonzalo Maturana (Emory)Submitted
  • “The importance of Large Shocks to Return Predictability” with Alexis Montecinos (Suffolk) and Diogo Duarte (FIU)R&R Pacific-Basin Finance Journal
  • “Quantifying Technological Change and its Effects on the Divergence of Skills and Wages Across Cities” with Yoonha Kim (UC3)Submitted
  • “Do political Parties Matter for Municipal Finances? Evidence from Property Reassessments and Estate Taxes” with Felipe Aldunate (PUC) and Cristobal Diaz (PUC)Submitted

Selected Work in Progress

  • “The Impact of Price Comparison Tools in Consumer Credit Markets on Financial Decision-Making” with Sean Higgins (Northwestern, NBER), Sheisha Kulkarni (Virginia, NBER) and Erik Berwart (CMF)Finance by the Think Forward Initiative (TFI) long-term grant
  • “Public Bank Lending During a Financial Crisis” with Alexis Montecinos (Suffolk)
  • “Labor Matching in Cities” with Yoonha Kim (UC3)
  • “The Social Geography of Corporate Misconduct” with Matias Braun (ESE) and Ercos Valdivieso (SKK)