Jose Villegas

Jose Villegas

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Department of Economics

Gent University

Biography

My research interest are in the fields of coporate finance, applied labor economics and international macroeconomics. So far, I have been focus studying the economic consequences of different financial shocks in the prescence of financial frictions.

After receiving my Ph.D. in Economics from University of Rochester in 2022, I joined the Department of Economics at Gent University as a postdoctoral research fellow.

Interests

  • Labor Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Sovereign Default

Education

  • PhD in Economics, 2022

    University of Rochester

  • MA in Economics, 2018

    University of Rochester

  • MA in Economics, 2015

    Georgetown University

  • BA in Economics, 2013

    Universidad Mayor de San Andres (La Paz - Bolivia)

Working Papers

Teaching

Average instructor rating: 4.4/5

Econ 230: Economic Statistics

Instructor (In-person): Summer 2019, Summer 2020 TA: Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020

Econ 268: Economics of Globalization

TA: Fall 2018, 2019

Econ 231: Econometrics

TA: Spring 2021

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