University of Texas at Austin
Carlos Olmedo is a doctoral candidate at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. His Ph.D. research has focused on various dimensions of low-income housing informality, including housing and health conditions, self-help strategies, title regularization, developer foreclosure practices, and fuel poverty. His dissertation investigates the school-to-work transitions and wage inequality of geographically segregated colonial and model subdivision residents along the Texas-Mexico border. Olmedo received a B.BA. in international business from UT Austin and an M.S. in economics from the University of Texas at El Paso, and was previously associate director for the Institute for Policy and Economic Development at UT El Paso.