Jorge M. Agüero

Associate 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:

—Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy, UConn.  2014-present.
— Group of Development Analysis, Peru, Affiliated Researcher.  2011-present
— SALDRU Affiliate, University of Cape Town, South Africa.  2007-present.

Courses Taught:

— Development Economics.
— Economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean
— Introduction to Latino-American Writing and Research.

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, 2017, 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).

Contact Information
Phone+1 860 486 0263
Mailing AddressUnit 1063
Office Location343 Oak Hall
Office HoursThursdays 10:30AM-11:30AM or by appointment