Jorge Agüero

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

Ph.D., Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2006
M.S., Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, 2000
B.A., Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, 1996

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

“The Intergenerational Transmission of Schooling Among the Education-Rationed,” Journal of Human Resources, forthcoming (with Maithili Ramachandran).

“Health Shocks and their Long-Lasting Impact on Health Behaviors: Evidence from the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic in Mexico,” Journal of Health Economics, 54(July): 40-55. (with Trinidad Beleche)

“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).

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