I am a development applied micro-economist passionate about generating knowledge and change where it’s needed the most. I have experience across a wide range of fields and countries. In particular, on impact evaluation, welfare analysis, education & skills, informality & labor markets, child & forced labor, and gender/race/ethnic inequality. I have also experience with survey design and implementation, data analysis and visualization, econometric analysis and machine learning methods. 
 Currently, I have been working exploring machine learning’s ability to transition to One-to-One (personalized) social policy and understanding issues related to fragility, conflict, and violence in Bolivia. I have done research on the dynamics of poverty, inequality, and mobility; the development of micro-simulation models for welfare analysis and forecasting; intended or unintended treatment effects of social, labor market, and education policies; learning gaps, and economic and social returns to education. I published research articles in academic refereed journals, three books, book chapters, working papers and policy reports for several international organizations, which can be found in my attached CV.

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Fraud Fingerprints in the 2019 Bolivian Presidential Election

Schooled but Uneducated. Who are Being Left Behind in Education in LAC? (Presentation)

Inducing Cooperation In Fragmented Societies: Experimental Evidence From Bolivia

The Human Capital Illusion: Are there returns to schooling on development goals

Meta-analysis of ILO interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean on child labor, forced labor and human trafficking

Evaluation Office. International Labor Organization, January 2020