I'm a PhD candidate at the Economics Department at Stanford University

My research focuses on firms and education policy in developing economies, with particular emphasis on Brazil and the Dominican Republic

Before, I worked for two years at J-PAL LAC. I hold a BA and MA in Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

You can reach me at sotero[at]stanford.edu

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Portfolio

Here you will find my published work and the current papers I am working on.

The effects of drinking and driving laws on car crashes, injuries, and deaths: Evidence from Chile

Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2017 (with Tomás Rau)

Affirmative Action in Centralized College Admission Systems

With Nano Barahona and Cauê Dobbin

Food Labelling: Effects on Demand and Supply of Nutritional Content

With Nano Barahona, Joshua Kim, and Cristóbal Otero

Demand Shocks and Firm Dynamics: Evidence from Government Procurement Lotteries

With Michael Dinerstein and Christopher Neilson

The Equilibrium Effects of Public Provision in Education Markets: Evidence from a Public School Expansion Policy

With Michael Dinerstein and Christopher Neilson

Financial Aid, and the Supply and Demand of Higher Education

With Nano Barahona and Cauê Dobbin


Team

I am fortunate to work with a brilliant group of researchers. Check out their work.

  • Nano Barahona

    PhD Candidate in Economics
    Stanford University

  • Cauê Dobbin

    PhD Candidate in Economics
    Stanford University

  • Christopher Neilson

    Assistant Professor of Economics
    Princeton University

  • Michael Dinerstein

    Assistant Professor of Economics
    University of Chicago

  • Tomás Rau

    Associate Professor of Economics
    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile