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Jos Bayon Santiago Caldern

Mobile: (787) 604-2561


PhD Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA (2014 2019*)

Interfield Economics Political Science
Fields: Global Political Economy and Political Economy & Public Economics
Non-degree University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (2014)
AEA Summer Training Program
B.A. Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX (2010 2014)
Major: Economics
Minors: Political Science, Mathematics, French, and Chinese
Honors and distinctions: Cum Laude and Paideia Scholar
Offcampus terms
IES Abroad, Paris, France (Spring 2013)
Focus: French Studies
The Alliance for Global Education & Fudan University, Shanghai, China (Fall 2012)
Focus: Intensive Chinese Language
University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR (Summer 2012)
Focus: Mathematics


Foreign Language Teacher at the Southwestern University and the Snead Institute
Taught Chinese at Carver Elementary School at the Georgetown ISD (2011 2012)
Taught Spanish at Jarrell Elementary School at the Jarrell ISD (2013 2014)
Departmental and Private Tutor at Southwestern University (2014)
Tutored for the Economics and Business Department (Principles of Economics)
Private tutoring for economics courses (Macroeconomics)
ITS Student Worker / Librarian at Southwestern University (2010 2014)
General technical support with the computer lab and personal computers
Librarian duties including assisting in research
Experience with Dell KACE, Voyager, WorldShare.
Sapientis Summer Intern (2011, San Juan, PR)
Sapientis is nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing educational leadership in
school communities.
Led the interns task group producing the School Profile Report presented to the state
senate accessible at: (Spanish).
PARACa Fellow at Mentes Puertorriqueas en Accin (2011, San Juan, PR)
PARACa is an 8 weeks summer program for university students recognized for their
academic achievement, leadership and sense of responsibility to their island. During the
program the participants perform an internship to gain experience in a field in they wish
to develop professionally while participating in a series of workshops, lectures and
guided tours in order to strengthen their leadership skills, create awareness and sensitize
their perspective on the realities of Puerto Rico.

Language proficiency
Fluent in Spanish and English as well as proficiency in French (intermediate level in
comprehension, reading, writing, and speaking) and Chinese Mandarin (basic level in
comprehension, speaking, and reading and writing in simplified characters).

Research Experience & Methods

Research experience in both qualitative and quantitative methods including statistical
analysis; familiarity with productivity suites (LibreOffice), Stata, and less with R,
Senturion, and Acknowledge.
Teaching Experience
Experience teaching elementary and tutoring both high school and college level.


AEA Graduate Student Mentoring Program

AEA Summer Training Program Scholarship (Tuition, Materials, Travel, Room, and
AEA 2015 Annual Meeting Travel Sponsorship (Registration, Travel, and Hotel Stay)
CGU Tuition Fellowship Economics, $21,000
Kahler Study Abroad Scholarship, $5,000
Kinesis PR, $21,500
Mood Scholar Award, $45,000
Outstanding Student in Modern Languages and Literature award (Class '14)
Pres Jnr & RS Score Scholarship, $16,500
Rockwell Scholarship, $9,000
Southwestern University Senior Stories (Class 2014)
Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges (2013-2014)


American Economics Association (AEA)

Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM)
Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Society)

Fruits and Vegetables Consumption on Cancer, presented at Southwestern University for the
Research and Creative Works Symposium as partial requirement for ECON 964 Economics
Capstone, April 14, 2014 at Georgetown, TX.
From Scientific Understanding to Effective Policy: Fruits and Vegetables Consumption on Cancer
Incidence, presented at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas for the 8th Annual Undergraduate
Research Conference sponsored by the Economics Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research,
March 28, 2014 Dallas, TX.
A Childs Well-Being: Food Insecurity and Antenatal Care (Nepal) presented at the 2014 AEA
Summer Mentoring Pipeline Conference as partial requirement for ECON 409 Intermediate
Econometrics, July 26, 2014 Albuquerque, NM, along with Yeshanew Belayneh, Jose Ruiz, and
Julieth Saenz.
Fruits and Vegetables Consumption on Cancer
Food Security and Children Under-Nutrition


The Perspective of the People in the Yangpu District Regarding the Price and Quality of Their Market
Offer (2012).