Ezequiel is a third year PhD student in Political Economy at Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University. He holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Economics from Universidad Nacional de La Plata in Argentina. Before joining the Woodrow Wilson School, Ezequiel was a Junior Professional Associate at the Poverty and Gender Unit for the Latin American Region at the World Bank. During his two years at the World Bank, he was the data manager for the Latin American Region, responsible for all the poverty and inequality measures produced at the World Bank for the region. Additionally, Ezequiel worked on several papers, among them "Does Participation in Productive Associations Signal Trust and Creditworthiness? Evidence from Nicaragua”, in which he developed a theoretical signaling model with multidimensional asymmetry of information, where individuals not only differ in their trustworthiness but also in their taste for joining an association.
Ezequiel has also worked as a junior researcher at CEDLAS (Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies) where he coauthor a paper on the relationship between Income distribution, Institutions and conflict for Latin America that was published by the Journal of Oxford Development Studies. He also worked as a consultant at FIEL (Institute for Latin American Economic Research) on the political economy of implementing a social tariff in Argentina and was also Secretary of the Network on Inequality and Poverty’s Argentine Chapter. In addition he was a graduate instructor in Econometrics, Economics of Public Utilities, Introductory Economics, Public Finance and Industrial Organization at Universidad Nacional de La Plata. His areas of interest are political economy of development as well as development economics in general.