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Federico C Huneeus

Assistant Professor of Economics
419 Chapel Drive Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
419 Chapel Drive, Durham, NC 27708


Professor Federico Huneeus' research focuses on issues related to firm behavior, from a micro and macro perspective, with a special focus on the study of production networks of firms, how they are formed, how they affect productivity growth and how they affect the impact of development policies. He is also interested in understanding how small firms can integrate with global value chains. He has received several grants from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, the Structural Transformation and Economic Growth (STEG) initiative and the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB). He is a recipient of the 2019 World Trade Organization Essay Award for Young Economists. He is also a Senior Economist at the Central Bank of Chile and a research affiliate of CESifo. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Yale University Cowles Foundation. He has a PhD in economics from Princeton University. 

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Economics · 2023 - Present Economics, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications

Princeton University · 2019 Ph.D.
Princeton University · 2015 M.A.
University of Chile (Chile) · 2011 M.A.