Authors

Jose Maria Barrero

Assistant Professor of Finance

Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)

JOSE MARIA BARRERO is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), where he conducts empirical and quantitative research in macroeconomics, finance, and labor economics, much of it focusing on firm behavior under uncertainty and more recently on the labor market impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Professor Barrero holds a BA in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA and PhD in Economics from Stanford University.

Publications

Internet Access and its Implications for Productivity, Inequality, and Resilience

About one-fifth of paid workdays will be supplied from home in the post-pandemic economy, and more than one-fourth on an earnings-weighted basis. In view of this projection, we consider some implications of home internet access quality, exploiting data from the new Survey of Working Arrangements and Attitudes. Moving to high-quality, fully reliable home internet service […]