Carlos Parra

Carlos Parra
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Assistant Professor of Finance

Carlos Parra has a Ph.D. in finance from McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and is working as an assistant professor of finance at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in Santiago, Chile. His primary research interests are in household finance, financial intermediation and empirical corporate finance. Currently, he is working on projects related to the effect of debt relief on household behavior, the relationship between deposit shocks and credit supply, the effect of cash windfall on small businesses and their owners, and the labor market consequences of housing wealth shocks. His work has been selected for inclusion in the National Bureau of Economic Research’s Summer Institute and the Western Finance Association annual meeting.