Miguel Mascarúa

I am a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the University of Virginia. My research focuses on the aggregate economic effects of illegal behavior.

In my job market paper, I explore the mechanisms through which weak laws increase organized crime, crime against businesses, and informality, and I quantify their effects on aggregate output.


In other work, I study how skin color discrimination affects human capital accumulation and by extension the distribution of wealth.

Economics | Miguel Mascarua

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