- Ph.D., Economics, Stanford University, 2017
- Master, Economics, Universidad de San Andrés, 2009
- Licenciatura, Economics, Universidad de Buenos Aires, 2008
Professor Pérez focuses his research activity primarily on economic history and applied microeconomics. In particular, he has conducted research on immigrant assimilation during the age of mass migration and on historical social mobility.
Santiago Pérez teaches courses in the economics of international migrations.