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Juan A. Echenique

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PhD Student

Juan is a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy. His research interests involve the study of how social policy interacts with human capital accumulation. His doctoral dissertation studies the effects of a comprehensive early childhood support system and its need-based services in Chile. 

Before his Ph.D., he worked as a consultant for The World Bank in the Department of Sustainable Development for South Asia and the Global Water Practice. He also holds a B.A. and M.A. in Economics for the Universidad de Chile (Chile) and an M.A in Economics from the University of Maryland.

Areas of Interest
  • Human capital; health; education; social policy