Ingeniero Civil Matematico, Universidad de Chile
Ph.D. in Economics, Universidad de Stanford
Teoria de Juegos
Dr. Escobar is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at the Universidad de Chile, where he teaches deterministic Microeconomics and Game Theory. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford and his Mathematical Engineering degree from Universidad de Chile. His research focuses on game theory, repeated games, information economics, and organizational economics. His work explorers how and why cooperative relationships can arise and how organizations can benefit the most from such interactions. His work has been published in top Economics journals, such as Econometrica, Journal of Economic Theory, and Theoretical Economics. His research has been supported with grants from Conicyt and Iniciativa Científica Milenio. He has been a referee for all the major jounals in Economics and Operations Research. He has also advised the private and public sectors on issues such as market design and regulation.