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Nicolas Ajzenman

Assistant Professor of Economics, McGill University

Nicolas Ajzenman is an Assistant Professor at McGill (Economics Department) and an affiliated professor at J-PAL and IZA. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor at the Sao Paulo School of Economics-FGV. Ajzenman is an applied microeconomist, working at the intersection of development economics, behavioral economics, and political economy. His research has appeared or is forthcoming in top scientific journals such as the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Economic Journal, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Development Economics, The Journal of Law and Economics, Economics of Education Review, and Health Economics. He was a Visiting Scholar in the Behavioral Economics Group of the Inter-American Development Bank. He has also worked and consulted for multilateral development organizations, such as the World Bank and the EBRD. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics (Sciences Po), a Master in Public Administration-International Development (Harvard University), a Master's degree in Economics (Universidad de San Andres), and a BA in Economics (Universidad de Buenos Aires).


  • –present
    Assistant Professor of Economics, McGill University


  • 2018 
    Sciences Po (Paris), Economics