Mauricio Romero is an assistant professor of economics at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).
Born and raised in Colombia, he earned an B.A in economics (summa cum laude) and a B.A. in mathematics (cum laude) from Universidad de los Andes, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, San Diego.
His work focuses on the bottlenecks that impede high-quality government provision of education, health care, and environmental protection. In conjunction to his empirical research agenda, he works on methodological issues in applied econometrics and statistics.
Topics of Interest
- Development and Public Economics
- Applied Econometrics
- Applied microeconomics