Juan Escobar


Assistant Professor, CEA-DII University of Chile (2009-present)

External Associate Researcher, CMM University of Chile (2011-present)


Mathematical Engineering, University of Chile (2003)

MS Applied Economics, CEA-DII University of Chile (2005)

PhD Economics, Stanford University (2009)

Grants and Awards

Graduate Fellowship, Stanford University (2004-2006)

The Leonard W. Ely and Shirley R. Ely Graduate Student Fellowship (2008-2009)

Fondecyt Iniciacion (2009-2012)

Previous Positions

Summer Intern, Financial Analysis Department, Central Bank of Chile (2002)

Intern, Center for Mathematical Modeling at University of Chile (2003-2004)

Teaching Experience

Microeconomics I (Graduate)

Topics in Game Theory (Graduate)

Game Theory and Information Economics (Undergraduate)

Industrial Organization (Undergraduate)

Introduction to Economics (Undergraduate)


Restricted Feedback in Long Term Relationships (with U. Doraszelski), 2012. Journal of Economic Theory.

Monopolistic Competition in Electricity Networks with Resistance Losses (with A. Jofre), 2010. Economic Theory.

A Theory of Regular Markov Perfect Equilibria for Dynamic Stochastic Games: Genericity, Stability, and Purification (with U. Doraszelski), 2010. Theoretical Economics.


A Folk Theorem with Markovian Private Information (with J. Toikka), 2011. R&R Econometrica.

Equilibrium Analysis of Electricity Auctions (with A. Jofre), 2008. R&R Mathematics of Operations Research.

Equilibrium Analysis of Dynamic Models of Imperfect Competition, 2011. R&R International Journal of Industrial Organization.

Self Governance in Social Networks of Information Transmission (with F. Balmaceda), 2011. Submitted.

Cooperation and Trust in Heterogenous Communities, 2007

Research in Progress

Information Transmission and Learning in Organizations

Markets, Relations, and Economic Development

Contestable Markets

Other Activities


Econometric Society


Journal of Economic Theory (4x)

Games and Economic Behavior

Economic Theory

IEEE Transactions on Power Systems

International Journal of Game Theory (2x)

Mathematical Methods of OR


Member of the Economics Group (Becas Chile, Conicyt)