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Carlos Hurtado

Assistant Professor of Economics
  • Profile
    Hurtado is an urban economist specializing in local public finance, with a secondary interest in applied/spatial econometrics and labor economics. Hurtado earned his Ph.D. degree in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May 2019. His primary research interest focuses on understanding the distortionary effects of jurisdictional tax differences on economic activity and local competition. Other research focuses on the pricing strategies of gasoline retailers within markets. In addition, he is an enthusiastic educator who wants to foster the critical thinking of his students using assignments that require analysis and integration of concepts.
  • Publications
    Book Chapters

    Working Papers:

    Behavioral Responses to Spatial Tax Notches in the Retail Gasoline Market

    Pricing Strategy Heterogeneity in Retail Gasoline Markets

    Supply and Demand Responses to a Tax on Size of Rental Housing: Theory and Evidence from Iran

    Understanding Sources of Wage Inequality: Additive Decomposition of the Gini Coefficient Using Quantile Regression

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