Fabian Duarte is an associate economist at the RAND Corporation and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. His background is in industrial organization, health economics, social security, and education. Duarte is currently working on several papers and projects, including a project for the Gates Foundation to evaluate several programs implemented in different school districts in the U.S. Other studies are investigating how students react to the introduction of a new fellowship when deciding to apply for college in Chile; how consumers behave in the private health insurance market in Chile; and consumer behavior in the privatized social security market in Mexico. In 2011, Duarte organized a two-day conference in Chile about health care and socioeconomic development with the help of the United Nations Development Programme, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the University of Chile. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Yale University.
Honors & Awards
- Bing Center for Health Economics Investment Award, Bing Center, RAND Corporation
- Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Felowship, The Nipon Foundation and The Tokyo Foundation
- Carlos F. Diaz Alejandro Fellowship, Yale University