Professor Profile


Professional Profile

Professor at the Graduate School and researcher at Universidad del Pacífico Research Center. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from Yale University and a PhD in Human Development from the University of Chicago focusing on cultural influences in economic decisions and organizational behavior.
He is experienced in advising private and non-profit clients to help attain social change and impact assessments. His research is focused on evidence-based ideas oriented towards tools of action allowing political actors, managers, and social and commercial entrepreneurs to find appropriate solutions according to local and cultural contexts.
He is a member of the International Society for New Institutional Economics, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, American Sociological Association and Society for Economic Anthropology. He formerly served as Research Director at Harvard Business School and worked as a management consultant in digital solutions design for the private and public sector in Barcelona, Spain, including projects funded by the European Union. He is currently working as main researcher for projects in the United States, Colombia, and Peru.

Specialization Areas

Economic behavior, experiments, impact assessment, entrepreneurship, social responsibility, cultural psychology, financial inclusion, cultural consumption.