Jorge Alvarez

Princeton University

Jorge Alvarez is a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at Princeton University, focusing primarily on Macroeconomic Theory and Economic Development. Prior to Princeton, he graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University, where he was a Davis Scholar. His recent research includes a model of unproductive land savings and a general equilibrium model of the dynamics of the fertility curve. 

Researcher's Grant Projects

The researchers investigate the dynamics of firm productivity and worker compensation in developing economies by studying firm-level Brazilian manufacturing data for a period of high economic growth following economic reform.
Researchers: Jorge Alvarez, Christian Moser, Niklas Engbom
Grants Round: Special ERG - PhD #2
Country: Brazil