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Alberto T

- Research Program Mentor

MA Master of Arts


Economics, Statistics, Econometrics, Finance, Mathematics, Accounting

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

Money in developing countries

Increasingly, the use of cash in developed countries is lagging in the past against new modern options such as credit cards and mobile applications. However, this is still not the widespread case in developing countries. How behind are they? Let's quantify that!

COVID-19 and Global Financial Crisis

It is shocking how the economic effects of COVID-19 are far outweighting the ones from the Global Financial Crisis 2007-08. How much is the difference in terms of employment? Production? Let's go to the data!

Poverty trends

How did world poverty trends change in the last decade? Which regions improved and which did not? What are the possible explanations?

Final Notes

With previous projects, students would learn to gather and analyze data from different sectors/countries using Excel or any statistical software.

Coding skills

MATLAB, Tableau, Eviews, Stata, SAS, SQL, Python, LaTex


"I think my experience with Alberto was a 10/10. He taught me very useful knowledge and was always challenging me which will give me a head start once I get to university."


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