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[Photo: Andres BARRIOS FERNANDEZ] Mr Andres BARRIOS FERNANDEZ
PhD Student - Labour Markets
Email: M.Barrios-Fernandez@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.03 N  

Expertise: Labor economics, public economics, economics of education.

Biography:

Andrés is a PhD student at the London School of Economics. He obtained his Bachelor and Master's degrees in Civil Engineering at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and his Master's in Economics at the London School of Economics. His research interests include applied micro, labour economics, public economics and economics of education.

Current Areas of Research:

Inequality in the access to higher education and the effect of policies that aim to foster the participation of underrepresented groups. In addition to the study of the direct effects, I am also interested on the externalities they create over different groups.

School policies and their effects on academic and non-academic outcomes, including how they affect inequality in human capital accumulation.

Role models and how they affect relevant decisions of individuals at key stages of their lives.

Education:

  • MRes in Economics - London School of Economics and Political Science
  • MSc in Engineering - Universidad Católica de Chile
  • BSc in Engineering - Universidad Católica de Chile