Luis Escobar got his masters in Philosophy in La Habana, Cuba, and taught at several institutes of higher education. After relocating to the United States, Luis Escobar worked as a translator and business analyst for Moody’s Investors Services. Then he started his journalism career working for a short time at el diario/La Prensa then moved quickly to The Associated Press as a journalist and copy editor. Luis then took his years of experience and moved to The Wall Street Journal Interactivo and Dow Jones Newswires. Escobar has completed postgraduate courses in behavioral finance, behavioral economics and neuronomics at New York University SPCS and the Executive Program for Behavioral Finance at Yale School of Management. He also does research and consulting for Fortune 500 companies.
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