Joaquin A. Urrego

CPR (PhD Graduate Student - Economics)

Joaquin Urrego Garcia

Contact Information


Undergraduate Education

Universidad EAFIT (Colombia) - Economics 

Graduate Education

Universidad EAFIT (Colombia) - Quantitative Economics 

Research Interests

  • Economics of Crime
  • Spatial Econometrics
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Impact Evaluation


Joaquin holds a master's degree in economics from Universidad EAFIT (Colombia) and is working on his Ph.D. in economics at Syracuse University. He worked at the World Bank for 3 years on topics related to crime and economic development in Latin America. Joaquin has participated as a speaker in several international conferences. Some of his research has been published in international journals like World Development. Joaquin's research is focused on socioeconomic determinants of crime, spatial analysis, demobilization, royalties, and mobility issues in the labor market.