PhD in Economics, University of Chicago, 2008.
MA in Economics, University of Chicago, 2003.
MA in Economics, El Colegio de Mexico, 2003.
BA in Economics, Monterrey Institute of Technology and Advanced Studies (ITESM, Monterrey Mexico), 1997.
Testing Models of Consumer Search using Data on Web Browsing and Purchasing Behavior (with Ali Hortaçsu and Matthijs Wildenbeest). American Economic Review (2012), 102(6): 2955-80.
Consumer Search on the Internet. Submitted.
Optimizing Click-through in Online Rankings for Partially Anonymous Consumers (with Sergei Koulayev). Submitted.
Search with Learning (with Ali Hortaçsu and Matthijs R. Wildenbeest). Revise and Resubmit.
What's in a Name? Measuring Prominence, and Its Impact on Organic Traffic from Search Engines (with Michael R. Baye and Matthijs Wildenbeest).Submitted.
Estimating Price Discrimination in the Online Distribution Channel (with Renáta Kosová and Sergei Koulayev).
Estimating the Effect of the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (with In Kyung Kim and Dmitry Lubensky).
The Evolution of Product Search (with Michael R. Baye and Matthijs Wildenbeest). Forthcoming Journal of Law, Economics & Policy
Other Work Experience
Deputy Director, Directorate of Economic Studies, Federal Competition Commission, Mexico (Oct 1999-Aug 2001).
Advisor to the Director of Regulatory Improvement, Economic Deregulation Unit, Ministry of Commerce and Industrial Promotion, Mexico (Jun 1997-Aug 1999).
Kelley School of Business, Indiana University:
Business Econometrics (Spring 2010-Spring 2012).
Statistics and Forecasting for Business Decisions (Fall 2008, Spring and Fall 2009).
Market Power Pricing (MBA, Summer 2009).
Department of Economics, University of Chicago:
Elements of Economic Analysis III (Spring 2008).
TA: Topics in Macroeconomics and Finance (Spring 2003), Elements of Economic Analysis III (Spring 04), Topics in Development Economics (Fall 2005), Introduction to Microeconomics (Spring 2006).
Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago:
TA: Data Driven Marketing (Spring 2006, Spring 2007 and Spring 2008).
School of Business and Economics, Anahuac University (Mexico City):
Topics in Industrial Organization (Fall 2000).
Advanced Microeconomics (Fall 2000 and Spring 2001).
Industrial Organization (Spring 2000).
Department of Economics, ITESM Mexico City Campus:
Principles of Microeconomics (Fall 1999).
Illinois State University, October 2010.
Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, April 2010.
Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Oct 2008.
Banco de Mexico, February 2008.
Federal Reserve Board - Kansas City, February 2008.
Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, January 2008.
American Economic Review Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, January 2012.
World Congress of the Econometric Society, Shanghai, China, August, 2010.
European Economic Association Annual Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, August 2010.
Summer Institute on Competitive Strategy, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, July 2010.
Marketing Science Conference, Cologne, Germany, June 2010.
International Industrial Organization Conference, Vancouver, Canada, May 2010.
Royal Economic Society Annual Conference, invited special session, March 2010.
Workshop on Search and Switching Costs, University of Groningen, Netherlands, December 2009.
SIEPR Conference on Internet Economics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, September 2009.
NBER Summer Institute, Boston, July 2009.
7th ZEW Conference: Economics of Information and Communication Technologies, Mannheim, Germany, July 2009.
NET Institute Conference on Network Economics 2009, Stern School of Business, NYU, May 2009.
International Industrial Organization Conference, Washington D.C. May 2008.
Early Childhood Conference, University of Chicago, September 2004.
Southwestern Economic Association 84th Annual Meeting, Corpus Christi, March 2004.
The Fifth Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation/Partners for Progress Course on Competition Policy, March 2001, Bangkok, Thailand.
Honors and Grants
Net Institute Research Grant, Summer 2008 and Summer 2009.
Fulbright Grantee, US Department of State and Mexico-US Commission, 2001-2004.
Scholarship award, University of Chicago, 2004-2005.
Scholarship for PhD, National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT), Mexico, 2001-2005.
Scholarship for MA in Economics, CONACYT, Mexico, 1997-1999.
Magna cum laude, BA in Economics, ITESM, 1997.
Scholarship for Academic Excellence, ITESM, 1993-1997.
Service, Professional Activities and Affiliations
Referee for the Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Industrial Economics, Management Science, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Marketing Research, and the B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy.
Research and instructional database committee, 2011; instructional database committee, 2010; departmental recruiting committee (2009 and 2010); affiliated faculty, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Indiana University (2008-present).
Member of the American Economic Association, Econometric Society, Royal Economic Society, Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, European Economic Association, Industrial Organization Society.