Professor Caliendo joined Yale School of Management in 2010 after spending a year at Princeton University as a research fellow for the I.E.S. Born in Montevideo, Professor Caliendo worked in the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Industry and completed a degree in business and economics in Uruguay. He holds a PhD and master's in economics from the University of Chicago and a master's degree from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His research focuses on the trade and welfare effects of international trade policy, on how firm’s organizational structure and productivity change from foreign trade competition and on the macroeconomics effects of international trade and growth.