Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
José Tessada is the Chair of the Escuela de Administración (Business School) and a Professor of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. His work has been published in academic journals and collected volumes. His main areas of research are labor economics; micro, small, and medium firms; and household finance. Prior to joining the Escuela de Administración, he worked at the Brookings Institution and was appointed a visiting assistant professor at the University of Maryland-College Park.
He earned his PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2008.