Carolina Inés Pan‘s research interests are primarily in the fields of international trade and economic development. Her work focuses on the effects of technological innovation in exports and growth, on the patterns of technological and export diversification, and on the role of immigrants in a country’s innovation patterns. Professor Pan received her Ph.D. in Economics and a M.A. in International Economics and Finance from Brandeis University, as well as a M.A. and a B.A. in Economics from the Universidad de San Andres.
Professor Pan describes her teaching as dynamic, engaging in “learning-by-doing,” and aiming at full student participation. She believes Minerva’s active learning approach is key to reaching this goal, as it makes student involvement much easier, natural, and enjoyable. Professor Pan teaches the Boom, Bust, and Bubbles: The Free Enterprise System core course.