María Laura Alzua

María Laura Alzua is a senior researcher at the Center for Distributional, Labor and Social Studies (CEDLAS) at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata. From 2004 to 2007 was senior researcher at IERAL de Fundación Mediterránea of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has a PhD in Economics from Boston University and is specialized in applied econometrics, labor economics and economics crime.


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