Fernando is a job market candidate from the University of Maryland. His research focuses on labor economics, centered around questions on the economics of skills. In his job market paper, he examines how pre-college math skills drive gender gaps in STEM majors in the United States, identifying the importance of a non-cognitive skill component, mathematical self-efficacy. 

Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
ECON315 Economic Development of Underdeveloped Areas Spring 2017
Fernando Saltiel
3114 Tydings Hall
Department of Economics
saltiel [at] econ.umd.edu