Daniela Vidart

Assistant Professor

Personal Website: https://www.danielavidart.com

Vita: CV

Subject Areas: Macroeconomics, Labor, Economic History, Development


  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of California San Diego, 2020
  • M.A. in Economics, University of California San Diego, 2016
  • B.A. in Economics (first in class), Universidad del Rosario (Bogota, Colombia), 2014


  • Grillo Family Award for Excellence in Research, University of Connecticut, 2022-2023
  • Clive Granger Research Fellowship (for the most promising graduate student research), University of California San Diego, 2019
  • Teaching Assistant Excellence Award, University of California San Diego, 2018
  • Colegial de Numero (highest distinction awarded to a student), Universidad del Rosario (Bogota, Colombia), 2012

Research Interests:

I am a macroeconomist with an interest in labor, economic history, and development. My research employs quantitative methods, microdata and historical sources to deepen our understanding of the human capital accumulation process and its impacts on labor market outcomes and economic growth. 

Courses Taught:

  • Macroeconomic Theory I (Ph.D. Level)
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics (Undergraduate)
  • Applied Econometrics I (MSQE)




Contact Information
Phone+1 860 486 4368
Office Location345 Herbst Hall