Marco Castillo is Professor of Economics at Texas A&M University in the U.S. and a Professorial Research Fellow at the Melbourne Institute in Australia. He studied economics at the Catholic University of Lima, Peru and received a PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics from University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests lie primarily in Behavioral Economics, Labor Economics, Economics of Education and Experimental Economics. His research focuses on the use of experimental methods to identify optimal policy design and interventions in areas ranging from child development, human capital accumulation, discrimination and charitable fundraising. He has published in the American Economic Review, Economic Journal, Journal of Public Economics, Games and Economic Behavior, Economic Inquiry, European Economic Review and Theory and Decision.
Marco Castillo became an IZA Research Fellow in July 2018.