Hector H. Sandoval, Ph.D.

Faculty Affiliate – Economics

Research Interests:
Applied microeconomics, education, social interactions, and poverty.

Hector H. Sandoval received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2015. Professor Sandoval joined the University of Florida in 2015 as the Director of Economic Analysis Program in the Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) and as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics. Before pursuing his Ph.D., Professor Sandoval worked for the Poverty Analysis Division of the National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy (Coneval) in Mexico. He has also served as a consultant for the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Human Development Office, Mexico. Professor Sandoval conducts applied microeconomic research which focuses on social interactions, (peer effects) in education, program evaluation and development economics.