Alexis Orellana

Postdoctoral Scholar

Alexis Orellana is a postdoctoral fellow at WEPC. His research interests are Labor Economics and Economics of Education. His job market paper centers on teacher assessment biases and achievement gaps. Prior to Boston University, he worked as a research assistant for professors Ronni Pavan, Kegon Tan, and Greg Caetano at the University of Rochester. He was also an economist in the Cartels and Regulated Markets Units of Fiscalía Nacional Económica (National Antitrust Agency) in Chile. He has been a lecturer at the University of Chile and the University of Rochester. At the University of Rochester, he was awarded the Program in Empirical Policy Research (PEPR) grant and a summer research grant. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Applied Economics from the University of Chile, and an MA and PhD in Economics from the University of Rochester.  

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