We are delighted to announce that Pablo Valdes-Donoso has joined the Agricultural Issues Center as postdoctoral researcher. Pablo, a veterinarian from Chile, is a highly productive young scholar who is completing two graduate degrees within five years: a PhD in Epidemiology and a MS in Agricultural Economics. He specializes in animal health economics, an interesting area of study. Pablo has proven skills as researcher, with several publications in peer review articles, teaching experience, as well as a strong background in quantitative methods such as longitudinal analyses, machine learning, spatial and temporal analysis, social network analyses, and diffusion models. We look forward to working with Pablo.