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Alejandro Sanchez BecerraAssistant Professor | QTM


Dr. Sanchez-Becerra is an Assistant Professor at Emory University's QTM department. Prior to joining Emory, he was a postdoctoral fellow at NYU's Development Research Institute. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, in addition to a bachelors and masters degree from Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.


  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2021
  • M.A. Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2021
  • M.A. Economics, Universidad de los Andes, 2015
  • B.A. Business Administration, Universidad de los Andes, 2013


Dr. Sanchez-Becerra works in the areas of econometrics, causal inference, machine learning, and network analysis. His current research agenda is dedicated to developing statistical tools to improve the evaluation of poverty-alleviation programs.


  • QTM 151: Introduction to Statistical Computing II (Python version)

Selected Publications