Sebastian Calonico is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. His research focuses on program evaluation and causal inference, applying innovative quantitative methods to the study of relevant empirical problems in an interdisciplinary context, including economics as well as other social, medical and statistical sciences. His work has been published in leading journals in economics and statistics, including Econometrica, Journal of the American Statistical Association, and Review of Economics and Statistics. Sebastian was born in Argentina, where he completed a B.A. in Economics at Universidad de Buenos Aires and an M.A. in Economics at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. He later received a PhD in Economics from the University of Michigan, where he also obtained an MA in Statistics. Prior to joining Columbia University in 2019, he was a faculty member in the Department of Economics at the University of Miami.
PhD, 2014, University of Michigan
MA, 2012, University of Michigan
BA, 2002, University of Buenos Aires
Honors & Awards
2018. Emerging Scholar Award, University of Miami.
2017. Statistical Software Award, Society for Political Methodology.
2017. Citations of Excellence Award, Emerald Group Publishing.
2015. Gosnell Prize, Society for Political Methodology.