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Agustín Indaco is an Assistant Teaching Professor in Economics at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from CUNY, The Graduate Center. His research interests lie in the intersection of applied microeconomics and big data. He is particularly interested in exploring ways in which we can study economic behavior and measure economic outcomes in societies through data collected from social media. Prior to his graduate studies, he was a Junior Professional Associate at The World Bank, where he worked in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management unit for Latin America.
Agustín was previously an adjunct professor in Microeconomics at Baruch College as well as a research fellow for Lev Manovich at the Cultural Analytics Lab. He also served as Visiting Faculty at Strelka Institute for The New Normal postgraduate program. He has worked as a consultant for The World Bank and IBM.
Agustín is a columnist for El Economista, an economic newspaper in Argentina and co-hosts a weekly radio show about economics, science and art.