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Gonzalo Gaete


I am a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the University of Warwick. I am also a LSE Fellow in the Department of Management at the London School of Economics. I am on the 2017/2018 job market and I will be available for interviews at the RES Ph.D. Meetings 2017/18 in London and the 2018 ASSA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.

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Contact details

email: g.gaete(at)

Room number: S0.62
Department of Economics
University of Warwick
United Kingdom

Research Interests

Primary: Economics of Education, Labor Economics
Secondary: Public Economics


Working Papers

"Follow the Leader: Student Strikes, School Absenteeism and Long Term Implications for Education Outcomes" (Job Market Paper)
"Points to Save Lives: The Effects of Traffic Enforcement Policies on Road Fatalities" (joint with Miguel Almunia) (Draft available upon request)
"Estimating Value-Added Models for Doctoral Teaching Assistants: Evidence from a Random Assignment Procedure at a UK University" (joint with Giulio Trigilia and Rocco d'Este) (Draft available upon request)

Work in Progress

"Still on Time? Preventing Drug Consumption at Schools and Educational Outcomes"
"Brain Drain? Peer Effects and High Achieving Students"

Teaching assistant

EC109 Microeconomics 1 (2013-2017)
EC226 Econometrics 1 (2015-2017)
EC961 Math and Stats Camp (M.Sc. in Economics) (2016)
Intermediate Microeconomics (Warwick Economics Summer School) (2014)