Santiago M. Pinto

Santiago M. Pinto

Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Faculty Affiliate, Regional Research Institute


Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001
M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998
Master in Economics, Torcuato Di Tella Institute (Argentina), 1994
Licentiate in Economics, National University of La Piata (Argentina), 1993

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests:

applied microeconomics, (urban, regional and public economics)
state and local public finance
household mobility
local labor markets
regional assistance to poor households whose incomes are not observed
equal opportunity for access to specific goods
fiscal competition across jurisdictions, including state corporate income tax systems and the implications of using a formula apportionment system
urban crime
political determinants of foreign direct investment


Outstanding Teacher Award, College of Business & Economics,
WVU, 2006
Recipient of the “William H. Miernyk Research Excellence Medal,” 2005
Recipient of an RRI Seed Grant: “Apportionment Formula and Strategic Competition,” 2004
Best Graduate Student Paper Award: “Residential choice, mobility and the labor market,” Illinois Economics Association, 30th Annual Meeting, October 21, 2000

Contact Information:

 Email: Santiago Pinto