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Flavio Malagutti

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PhD Student

Bren Hall 3031

BA, Economics, Seattle University


Flavio is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Bren School with a focus on the intersection of environmental, development, and behavioral economics. Currently, his research is on clean energy transitions in low-income settings and on the psychology of poverty.

Before coming to UCSB, Flavio had worked in a wide range of research projects in developing countries, intersecting public policy, environmental sustainability, and economic development. Outside the lab, Flavio enjoys playing and researching music, countryside bike trips, and long-board surfing.

Year Admitted

Research Areas
environmental economics, development economics, and field experiments

Faculty AdvisorĀ 
Kelsey Jack (Social Science Group)

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