Assistant Professor of Economics
Division of History and Social Sciences
Felipe Carrera is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Reed College, where he teaches industrial organization, economic history, and econometrics. His research examines questions in industrial organization and applied microeconomics using historical settings. His current work explores the long-term effects on education, crime, and mortality of large-scale displacements of slums during the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile, and the interaction between entry and productivity during the Chilean nitrate cartels before World War I. His research has been supported by grants from the California Center of Population Research and the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate Research. Felipe received his Ph.D. from UCLA in 2020. More information on Felipe’s research interests and teaching can be found on his website.