Fernando García joined the Center for International Development's Growth Lab as a Research Fellow in 2021.
Fernando’s prior work experience involved a research internship at the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability where he coordinated and devised a strategy for assessing the viability of a policy proposal on property tax exemptions to low-income areas in Chicago. He worked as an advisor in the Ministry of Health and Social Development in projects aimed at urbanizing underprivileged neighborhoods in Argentina and part-time as a Visiting Professor of Macroeconomics and Microeconomics at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT).
Fernando earned a BA in Economics at UTDT and obtained a Master of Public Policy with honors and a data analytics certificate from the University of Chicago – Harris School of Public Policy.
His research interests include macro-fiscal policies, growth, and social mobility.
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