Nano Barahona is a Ph.D. student in economics at Stanford University. His main research interests lie in the fields of industrial organization, public economics, and development economics. He is especially interested in public policy design and his research focuses on how private sector responses interact with government interventions. He is currently working on projects in Brazil, Chile, the Dominican Republic, and the United States. Barahona holds a BS in engineering and an MA in economics from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile.