Teaching

Principles of Microeconomics

Semester: 

Summer

Offered: 

2017

I was instructor of Microeconomics at the Harvard Kennedy School's Mid-Career Summer Program  (a total of 10 courses offered in the summers of 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017). 

Description:

The main objective in this four-week course is to introduce (or reintroduce) students to economics and to explore how this discipline can help students think about important questions faced in their professional life and in society.It aims...
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PED-130: Why Are So Many Countries Poor, Volatile, and Unequal?

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2015

I was the Teaching Fellow for Profesor Ricardo Hausmann in the Falls of 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015. I received the Dean's Award for Excellence in Student Teaching (school-level recognition) for my work in this course in four occasions.

Description:

This course explores the causes and consequences of three salient and interrelated characteristics of developing countries, namely poverty, volatility, and inequality, and it links them to current themes in development policy. The course will characterize the...

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API-205: Politics and Policies: What Can Statistics Tell Us?

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2012

I was the Teaching Fellow for Profesor Deborah Hughes-Hallet in the Fall of 2012. I received the Dean's Award for Excellence in Student Teaching (school-level recognition) for my work in this course.

 

Description:

Intended for decision makers, this course provides a broad overview of the major concepts of statistics. Includes experimental design, sampling methods, probability, confidence intervals, hypothesis tests, and multiple regression. The focus is on critical interpretation, with applications to policy analysis and program...

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