Nicolás Fuertes-Segura

Department of Economics
UC Santa Barbara
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Graduate Student Fellow

Nicolás Fuertes-Segura is a Ph.D. Student in Economics at UC Santa Barbara. He holds a Master in Economics and a B.A. in Economics from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. His professional experience includes working on topics on labor markets and economics of education at the Social Sector at the Inter-American Development Bank. His primary research interests are health economics, the economics of education, and development economics. His current research focuses on the adoption of risky health behaviors (smoking and drinking), the development of socioemotional skills, and peer effects. He is also interested in studying the medium and long-term consequences of childhood experiences, and the intergenerational effects of parents' experiences.