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Rafael Carranza

Rafael Carranza

Profesor Asistente

Email: rafael.carranza@uc.cl

Áreas de interés:

Desigualdad y pobreza económica, movilidad intergeneracional, análisis distribucional, políticas sociales y laborales.


Rafael Carranza es profesor asistente de la Escuela de Gobierno. Su investigación se centra en las causas, consecuencias y medición de la desigualdad económica. Previo a este puesto fue investigador postdoctoral en el Institute for New Economic Thinking de la Universidad de Oxford.

Es doctor en Políticas Sociales de la London School of Economics and Political Science. Tiene un Master of Research en economía de University College London y un Magíster en economía de la Universidad de Chile. Es economista de la Universidad de Chile.

  • Carranza, R. (2023) How much of intergenerational immobility can be attributed to differences in childhood circumstances? Research on Economic Inequality: Mobility and Inequality Trends. Volume 30, Chapter 3. ISBN 978-1-80382-902-9.  http://doi.org/10.1108/S1049-258520230000030003
  • Otero, G., Quentin, R., Méndez, M.L., Carranza, R., Link, F., Ruiz-Tagle, J. (2023) The damages of stigma, the benefits of prestige: examining the consequences of perceived residential reputations on neighbourhood attachment. Urban Studies (Online view). https://doi.org/10.1177/00420980231186141
  • Carranza, R. (2022) Upper and lower bound estimates of inequality of opportunity: A cross-national comparison for Europe. Review of Income and Wealth (Online view). https://doi.org/10.1111/roiw.12622
  • Sehnbruch, K., Carranza, R. & Contreras, D. (2022) Unemployment Insurance in Transition and Developing Countries: Moral Hazard vs. Liquidity Constraints in Chile. Journal of Development Studies 58(10). https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2022.2096444
  • Carranza, R., Morgan, M. & Nolan, B. (2022). Top Income Adjustments and Inequality: An Investigation of the EU-SILC. Review of Income and Wealth 69(3). https://doi.org/10.1111/roiw.12591
  • Variations in elite attitudes toward inequality: Exploring the role of elite type and intergenerational experiences in contexts (con Gabriel Otero y Dante Contreras).
  • Does the income concept matter when assessing inequality and redistribution? (con Brian Nolan).
  • Wealth Inequality in Latin America (con Mauricio de Rosa e Ignacio Flores).
  • Cross-country comparison of intergenerational poverty association in Europe (con Michele Bavaro y Brian Nolan).
  • Job loss and earnings inequality: Distributional effects from re-employment in Chile (con Joaquín Prieto y Kirsten Sehnbruch).
  • The concentration of children over time and its consequences for income inequality and poverty (con Berkay Ozcan).
  • Associate, Institute for New Economic Thinking, Universidad de Oxford.
  • Visiting Fellow, International Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics.
  • Fellow, World Inequality Database (WID.world).