Dr. Carolina Pan is a Research Fellow in the CID’s Growth Lab at Harvard University, working to understand growth dynamics and translating insights into effective policymaking in developing countries.
Her current work focuses on identifying binding constraints to growth and designing policies and strategies for sustained economic development at the national and subnational levels, and her research focuses on technological innovation effects on exports and growth, technological and export diversification patterns, and the role of immigrants in a country’s innovation patterns.
She received her Ph.D. in Economics and M.A. in International Economics and Finance from Brandeis University, and a B.A. and M.A. in Economics from the University of San Andrés. Before joining the CID, she was a member of the investor behavior team at State Street Associates, and a consultant for the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean and the Inter-American Development Bank.