Jorge M. Agüero

Assistant Professor

Subject Areas: Development, Health Economics, Education, Applied Microeconomics

Ph.D., Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
M.S., Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
B.A., Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru

Honors and Appointments:
— SALDRU Affiliate, University of Cape Town, South Africa. July 2007-present
— Group of Development Analysis, Peru, Affiliated Researcher. September 2011-present

Courses Taught:
— Development Economics

Selected Publications

“Do the more educated know more about health? Evidence from schooling and HIV knowledge in Zimbabwe,”Economic Development and Cultural Change (2014) 62(3): 489-517 (with Prashant Bharadwaj).

“Test-Mex: Estimating the Effects of School Year Length on Student Performance in Mexico,”Journal of Development Economics (2013) 103, 353-361 (with Trinidad Beleche).

“Motherhood and Female Labor Supply in the Developing World: Evidence from Infertility Shocks,”Journal of Human Resources (2011) 46(4), 800-826 (with Mindy Marks).

“The Permanent Effects of Recessions on Child Health: Evidence from Peru,”Revista de Estudios Económicos del Colegio de México (2010) 25(1), 247-274 (with Martín Valdivia).

“Motherhood and Female labor Force Participation. Evidence from Fertility Shocks,”American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings (2008) 98(2), 500-504 (with Mindy Marks).

Contact Information
Phone+1 860 486 0263
Mailing AddressUnit 1063
Office Location343 Oak Hall
Office HoursThursdays 11:00am-12:30pm or by appointment