Julio J. Elias
Julio J. Elias is a Professor in the Department of Economics and Business School of the University of CEMA (UCEMA) in Argentina. He is also Executive Director of the Center for Creativity Economics, UCEMA, and a Research Associate of the Center of Excellence on Human Capital and Economic Growth and Development of the State University of New York at Buffalo. His research focuses on health economics, economic development, the economics of education and labor economics. He applies economic concepts in unorthodox ways by exploring relationships between unemployment and the marriage market, health, education and crime. He also studies the impact of allowing remuneration for organ donations. He was a Visiting Fellow of the Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago, Visiting Professor at the University of Western Ontario, Canada, and at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He earned his BA from the Universidad Di Tella in 1996 and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2005.