Fernando Plascencia

About me

I am a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Guadalajara. I am currently working on a project that carries out Machine Learning and NLP (natural language processing) models to study behavioral responses to crises (i.e violence produced by Urban Warfare, Terrorism), and complex social interactions; by exploring experimental measures of subjective well-being, risk perception and policy preferences.

I received a Ph.D. in Regional Science from Cornell University in 2017. My research applies concepts from behavioral economics and network theory to a broad set of topics . One side of my research interest is to measure decision making in violent scenarios by using multiple methods (e.g., experiments, surveys) to track well-being and evaluate policies.

I am participating in the 2019/2020 Economics Job Market and I will be available for interviews at the 2020 AEA meetings in San Diego.