Mauricio Romero

Division of Social Sciences
Department of Economics

Mauricio Romero

Full time professor

Mauricio Romero is an assistant professor of economics at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).

Born and raised in Colombia, he earned an B.A in economics (summa cum laude) and a B.A. in mathematics (cum laude) from Universidad de los Andes,  and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, San Diego.

His work focuses on the bottlenecks that impede high-quality government provision of education, health care, and environmental protection. In conjunction to his empirical research agenda, he works on methodological issues in applied econometrics and statistics.

Academic Studies

BS Mathematics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
BA Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
PhD Economics, University of California, San Diego, USA


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Topics of Interest

  • Development and Public Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Education
  • Applied microeconomics

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