Curriculum Vitae

Raul Sanchez de la Sierra is an Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy. The spring semester of 2023, he is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Harvard University, where he teaches Political Economy and Development (Econ 2326).

His research agenda is about economics of power and of the state, at the intersection of political economy, development, culture, also using tools of moral psychology.

He is a research fellow at IGC, JPAL-CVI, and NBER (DEV, PE), CESifo distinguished fellow, Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation distinguished scholar, and former Harvard Academy and CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar.

His research is featured in documentary Congo Calling. 

Spring 2023 Office hours