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Staff Biography

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.


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:

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

Optimal subsidies in education taking into account moral hazard and risk preferences.

Within family human capital investment decisions in low income contexts and their relation with inequality.


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