Fernando Fernández

PhD student in Economics - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Fernando is a PhD student in the Department of Economics of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona. His research interests include the evaluation of social policies in the education, health and employment sectors, using data from Peru, the United States, India a Sierra Leone.

He currently collaborates with Hugo Ñopo on two education projects. The first project seeks to understand the gender differences in the allocation of management positions in the Ministry of Education. The second project aims to provide empirical evidence on the impacts of the festivities and extreme climates in the attendance and achievement at school during the academic year.

Before this, Fernando worked in Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), center affiliated with the London School of Economics, and the Education Division of the Inter-American Development Bank.