Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo

Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo

PhD candidate in Economic Geography

Department of Geography and Environment

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About me

Eduardo is a PhD candidate in Economic Geography from 2015. In 2011, he graduated from CIDE (Centre for Research and Teaching in Economics), in Mexico City, where he completed his bachelor's degree in Economics. He holds an MSc in Local Economic Development from the LSE and his dissertation paper was awarded distinction. After completing his masters in 2014, he was a Guest Lecturer in Economic Development at CIDE where he also collaborated in several research projects within Regional and Urban Economics.

Back at the LSE, from 2015, he has taught applied quantitative methods courses in the department, as well as a course in the Economics Summer School. Eduardo was Graduate Teaching Assistant Representative for the LSE Students’ Union (2016-2017). His main research interests are Foreign Direct Investment and Local labour markets. He has also been involved in research projects on FDI policy and remittances. 

Main research interests:

- Foreign Direct Investment
- Local labour markets
- Educational choices
- Human capital accumulation
- Remittances and migration

Methods used/expertise: 

Applied Microeconometrics

Teaching record

- GY140 from 2016 to present

- EC235 from 2017 to present

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Academic Supervisors

Simona Iammarino
Andrés Rodríguez-Pose