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Welcome to my website.

I am assistant professor of Economic History at Carlos III University of Madrid. My research agenda centres on long-term comparative economic development in Latin America and Africa, with a focus on the interactions between agriculture and the environment. I also have a keen interest in data visualization design and historical GIS mapping, and have been known to spend many hours pondering colour schemes and typefaces. 

I studied Economic History at the University of Cambridge (King’s College), where I obtained my PhD in 2020 under the supervision of Professor Gareth Austin. I also hold degrees in Economic History and in International Relations from Universidad de la República (Montevideo). I grew up in Canelones in southern Uruguay, but, unfortunately, unlike many Uruguayans, my football skills are limited to videogames.

On this website you can find information about my research, teaching, and my CV.