Diego Ubfal

Affiliated professor, J-PAL
Assistant Professor Bocconi University

Diego Ubfal is an assistant professor at Bocconi University in Milan. His research is centered in development economics and applied microeconomics. A first line of his research focuses on the transition from school to work. A second line studies entrepreneurship programs, aspirations and networks of entrepreneurs. A third line includes financial access and attitudes towards immigrants. He is currently conducting field experiments in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Diego’s teaching focuses on program evaluation and development economics. Prior to academia, Diego served as a Fulbright scholar and worked on impact evaluation at the Inter-American Development Bank. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.