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(January 2015)
New York University (NYU), Economics Department
19 West 4th
New York, NY 10012
Phone: (212)-998-8958
Assistant Professor, NYU Economics Department
Since August 2013
Ph.D. in Economics, Harvard University
Thesis: “Essays on Econometrics and Decision Theory”
Sept. 2008-May 2013
M.A., Economic Theory, ITAM (México)
Aug. 2006-May 2008
B.A., Economics, ITAM (México)
Aug. 2001-May 2006
Referee Activities: American Economic Review, Econometrica, Games and Economic
Behavior, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Political
Economy, Mathematical Social Sciences.
Seminars and Presentations:
2014: Princeton University (February); Stern Macroeconomics Lunch Seminar
(September); Harvard Econometrics Lunch (September); NSF-Times Series Conference
(September); University of Wisconsin (October); ITAM (October); Vanderbilt University
(November); Brown University (November); Rutgers University (November); Cornell
University (December), University of Michigan (December).
2013: University of Michigan (January); Duke University (January); UC Davis (January);
Brown (January); NYU (January, March, September); Chicago Booth (February);
Toulouse School of Economics (February); Imperial College London-Business School
(February); Cowles Conference-Yale (June); PSU (September); Columbia (October);
Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society (October); University of Chicago
(October); Northwestern University (October).
2012: North American Meeting of the Econometric Society (June); University of
Michigan (November); Banco de México (December)
2011: UCEMA, Buenos Aires, Argentina, one-week course (November); North American
Meeting of the Econometric Society (June).
1. “A Robust Test for Weak Instruments”. Journal of Business & Economic
Statistics, Vol. 31 (2013), 358 – 369.
(Joint with Carolin Pflueger)
2. “Axiomatization and Measurement of Quasi-hyperbolic Discounting”. Quarterly
Journal of Economics, Vol. 129, Issue 3, August 2014, pp. 1449-1499
(Joint with Tomasz Strzalecki)
3. “Efficient Conditionally Similar Tests”. Revise and Resubmit, Econometrica.
Latest Version: September 2013.
4. “On the maximum and minimum response to an impulse in SVARs”, submitted
(Joint with Bulat Gafarov).
5. “Uniform Inference and the Delta Method”, submitted
(Joint with Maximilian Kasy)