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Sebastian Hernandez

UChicago Obama Scholars 2018-2019


Associated Researcher at Centro de Análisis Socioculturales, Universidad Centroamericana, Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Applied Economics, Universidad Centroamericana





Sebastian is an associated researcher at the Centro de Análisis Socioculturales (CASC) at Universidad Centroamericana de Nicaragua and an adjunct instructor in the university’s Department of Applied Economics. In Sebastian’s academic role, he focuses on empirical research around economic inquiries and inequalities in Nicaragua. He experienced these inequalities first hand through his work with TECHO-Nicaragua, collaborating with inhabitants of poor communities on the formulation of small-scale projects on infrastructure, education, and household finance.