Gustavo obtained a PhD in economics from Boston University. His areas of research are industrial organization and applied econometrics. He is currently an academic specialist in the Department of Economics at Northeastern University, where he teaches both graduate and undergraduate classes in econometrics, industrial organization, and statistics. Before coming to Northeastern, Gustavo worked for several years as an economist at Analysis Group (Boston), a firm that provides economic consulting to law firms, corporations, and government agencies. While at Analysis Group, Gustavo provided economic analyses to clients in support of commercial litigation and government investigations in a variety of industries.