Juan Matamala, Ph.D.

Economist

Juan Matamala, Ph.D.

Economist

Juan Matamala is an Economist at Welch Consulting’s Los Angeles, California office. Dr. Matamala received his Ph.D. in Global Economics and Management from the UCLA Anderson School of Management in 2021 and a M.A. in Economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in 2013. While at the UCLA, he taught courses in macroeconomics and microeconomics. Dr. Matamala has worked as cabinet advisor to Minister of Economy in Chile and consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank.

Ph.D., Global Economics and Management
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
2021

M.A., Economics
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Santiago, Chile
2013

B.A. in Economics and
Management Sciences
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Santiago, Chile
2013

Economist
Welch Consulting
Los Angeles, California
2021-Present

Doctoral Researcher
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
2018-2021

Teaching Assistant
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
2016-2021

Cabinet Advisor
Ministry of Economy, Development, and
Tourism
Santiago, Chile
2014-2015

Economic Development Consultant
Inter-American Development Bank
Santiago, Chile
2013-2014

2020 – UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowship

2018 – UCLA Anderson Price Center Research Grant

2017 – UCLA Anderson Center for Global Management Award

2016 – UCLA Anderson Center for Global Management Award
2016 – UCLA Center for Economic History Research Grant
2016 – All-UC Group in Economic History Research Grant

2020 – 35th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association

2020 – 95th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International

2019 – 2nd IZA/CREA Workshop

CONTACT


Welch Consulting
12424 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90025
310.899.2694
jmatamala@WelchCon.com