Marcelo Bergolo is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Instituto de Economia (IECON), Department of Economics, Universidad de La República, Uruguay. He has obtained his PhD in Economics in October 2014 from Universidad de La Plata, Argentina. Prior to starting his PhD, he worked at Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies (CEDLAS) where he is currently Research Fellow. He is also Research Affiliate/Associated (NIVEL 1) at the National Agency for Research and Innovation (ANII) - Uruguay, and Consulting Researcher at the Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP).

His research interests are in Public Economics, Labor Economics, and Development Economics. His work focuses on tax and transfer policies in developing countries from an empirical perspective.

Marcelo joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in May 2016.