Economist
Inter-American Development Bank
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Sebastian Gallegos is a Research Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank (SPD) in Washington, DC. He is also a Research Fellow at the IDB Behavioral Economics Working Group. Sebastian's research uses economic models, field experiments and administrative records to study inequality, behavioral and human capital topics.​

Gallegos was a Postdoctoral Scholar and Lecturer at Princeton University, with the Department of Economics. He earned his PhD at The University of Chicago Harris School with a field specialization at the Department of Economics, taught by Jim Heckman, Bob LaLonde, and Dan Black.

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