Professor of Economics, University of Maryland
Sebastian Galiani is Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland. He obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of Oxford and works broadly in the field of Development Economics. He is also a Fellow of the NBER and BREAD. Sebastian was Secretary of Economic Policy, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Treasury, Argentina, between January of 2017 and June of 2018. Sebastian is associate editor of the Journal of Development Economics; Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and Latin American Economic Review. He received the Konex Diploma in Development Economic (2006-2016). He has served as Scientific Director of JPAL-LAC and as member of the Board of Directors of JPAL, MIT. He has also worked as consultant for Gates Foundation, United Nations, Inter-American Development Bank, Innovations for Poverty Action, World Bank, and several governments around the world.