About Me

I serve as Invited Assistant Professor of Economics at the Lisbon Accounting & Business School. I am also affiliated as faculty at NOVA School of Business and Economics.

Previously I was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the NOVA Finance Center of NOVA School of Business and Economics. At the present, my research focuses mostly on Corporate Finance, both theoretical and empirical. Previously I worked on Auctions, Contract Theory, and Matching, which are the main areaa for which I serve as a referee for peer reviewed journals.

During my career besides academia, I worked as Economist and Consultant. During my consulting work at I.D. Consulting, I developed a deep interest in programming, especially in Java and Matlab/Octave, trying to simplify complex programs to intuitive and easy to set up graphical interfaces. It proved an excellent learning and teaching tool. Nowadays I code more often in Python than any other language. I am also the author of an online LaTeX course.

During my free time, I enjoy listening to the Rock and Blues legends, and (attempt) to emulate the big names of past decades with my electric and acoustic guitars.

Academic Positions

  • present2021

    Invited Assistant Professor of Economics

    Lisbon Accounting & Business School

  • present2013

    Invited Lecturer and Assistant

    NOVA School of Business and Economics

  • 20202018

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    NOVA School of Business and Economics

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 2018

    Doctorate in Economics

    NOVA School of Business and Economics

  • M.Res. 2014

    Master of Research in Economics

    NOVA School of Business and Economics

  • B.Sc. 2011

    Bachelor of Science in Economics

    Universidad de Chile

Grants, Honors & Awards

  • 2015-2018
    FCT Doctoral Grant
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    Doctoral Grant awarded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia to pursue Ph.D. studies in Economics at NOVA School of Business and Economics.
  • 2011-2015
    NOVA SBE Graduate Programs Scholarship
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    During the Research Master and the beginning of the Ph.D. a waiver for a fraction of tuition is given to the outstanding students in the program.
  • 2008
    MEC Exchange Program
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    The MEC Exchange program allows students to visit another Chilean Public University for one Semester. Due to outstanding records it was renewed for one more semester. The target university was the University of Chile and after the program expired there was an offer to stay, which was happily accepted.