Ph.D. Candidate in Economics
University of Texas at Austin
Jonathan Garita is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at the University of Texas at Austin. His research interests lie in understanding wage determination and sorting under imperfectly competitive and regulated labor markets. His current work focuses on the effects of Costa Rica’s skill-based minimum wage policy on worker and firm behavior using administrative data sources. Before graduate school, he worked at the Central Bank of Costa Rica as a junior researcher and he completed his B.A. in economics from the University of Costa Rica.
- 2020, The redistributional consequences of multiple minimum wages, $15,000