Marco Gonzalez-Navarro Is associate professor in the department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC-Berkeley. His research focuses on issues Development Economics and Urban Economics. He has written on cost of living adjustments, subway infrastructure, retail globalization in emerging markets, rural land titling, road infrastructure, crime, and political economy. His work has been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economics and Statistics, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, and Journal of Development Economics. He received his B.A. in economics from ITAM in Mexico, his Ph.D. in Economics at Princeton University, and was previously an assistant professor at University of Toronto. He is a J-PAL and CEGA affiliate