Francisco Perez-Arce is an associate economist at RAND with interests in international development, education, labor markets, and public finance. He is also a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Before joining RAND, he was a consultant at the Division of Coordination with Entities in the Mexican Ministry of Finance and an analyst at the Centro de Analisis e Investigacion Economica. He is a native Spanish speaker, fluent in English, and proficient in French and Portuguese. Perez-Arce received his Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University and his B.A. in economics from the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico.