Prior to joining CEPR, Guillermo worked as an economist at Policy Matters Ohio where he completed a State Policy Fellowship sponsored by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Guillermo holds a Ph.D. in economic geography and bachelor’s in economics from The Ohio State University as well as a master’s in geography from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He has studied and written about the US taxation system, antitrust economics, trade between China and Latin America, the geopolitics of global soy markets, and the academic publishing industry. Guillermo also has a long-standing commitment to community organizing in Ohio: he was a founding member, organizer, and researcher for the Ohio Student Association. In Washington DC, Guillermo interned at the Center for American Progress and was an economic research analyst at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.