Oscar Barriga-Cabanillas BITSS CatalystEconomics

Oscar Barriga-Cabanillas is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Agricultural and Resource Economics program at UC Davis. His research focuses on understanding how households adopt new technologies to better manage risk and income fluctuations. His work leverages traditional household surveys and big data methods. Before joining the program, Oscar worked at the World Bank where he studied the structural reasons behind chronic poverty. He gained his experience in data science developing a system to managed the microdata of the different Latin American NSO, assuring data quality and reproducibility.