Nicolás Acevedo Rebolledo
Ph.D. Student in Economics and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
Nicolás Acevedo is a Ph.D. student in Economics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. His research interests lie at the intersection of higher education and labor economics, focusing on the effects of financial aid, university governance, market determinants of the costs of higher education, and the labor market effects of occupational certifications.
Nicolás has also worked as a research assistant at the Community College Research Center at Teachers College. Prior to this, he worked in the Center for Studies in Economic Development (CEDE) and at the School of Government at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, focusing on the effects of teacher quality and accountability, the impacts of vocational education on labor market outcomes, the determinants of persistence in higher education, and the effect of human capital in public sector effectiveness.
Nicolás holds a BA and an MA in economics and an MPP from Universidad de los Andes (Colombia). He enjoys biking down the Hudson River Greenway in his spare time and random trivia.