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Carlos Scartascini is Principal Economist at the Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank, and Leader of the IDB Behavioral Economics Group. In addition to Behavioral Economics, his areas of expertise include Political Economy, and Public Finance. His current research focuses on the role of messages and methods of communication to affect behavior and demand for public policy (through the use of field experiments). He has published seven books and more than 30 articles in edited volumes and specialized journals. He is Associate Editor of the academic journal Economía. A native of Argentina, Dr. Scartascini holds a Ph.D. and a M.A. in Economics from George Mason University.

Institutional Representative: Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Position: Principal Economist

Institution / Affiliation : Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)