Jorge Luis García is an Assistant Professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University. He is also a Visiting Research Fellow at the Social Science Research Institute at Duke University and a Quintiles Fellow at the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at the University of Southern California. He is an applied microeconomist working at the intersection of labor and development economics. Garcia's research focuses on education, fertility, and labor force participation. He explores how these choices' market and policy environments shape socio-economic inequality. The subjects of his current projects are women in developing countries and disadvantaged women and their children in the United States
He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.