Pablo Querubin

Pablo Querubin es Profesor Asociado de Ciencia Política y Economía en New York University (NYU). Tiene un Ph.D en economía del Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2010) y realizó sus estudios de pregrado y maestría en la Universidad de los Andes. Antes de vincularse a NYU, fue investigador posdoctoral del Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Su investigación se enfoca en la economía política del desarrollo, con énfasis en comprender los retos de la consolidación del estado, el rol de la elites políticas y económicas en el desarrollo y el clientelismo. Es Research Associate del National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) y miembro de Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP). Su trabajo ha sido financiado por el National Science Foundation (NSF) y por EGAP y ha sido publicado en el American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of the European Economic Association y el Quarterly Journal of Economics, entre otros.

Ana María Ibañez

Ana Maria Ibáñez is a Professor at the School of Economics in Universidad de los Andes (Colombia) and is currently on leave working as Economics Principal Advisor at the Inter-American Development Bank. She previously served as dean of the School of Economics and director of CEDE, both at Universidad de los Andes. She completed her Ph.D in Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Maryland at College Park. Her research focuses on the microeconomic analysis of internal armed conflict, on the economic costs of crime and conflict, and it also studies the causes and consequences of economic and forced migration. Ana Maria Ibáñez was awarded the Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development, Global Development Network in 2005; the Honorary mention in social sciences, Fundación Alejandro Ángel Escobar in 2009 and the Juan Luis Londoño award in 2010; and her work has been published in journals such as Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Geography, Nature Sustainability, Economic Development and Cultural Change, International Regional Science Review, Journal of Peace Research, The Economics of Peace and Security Journal, Journal of Development Studies, Economía, and World Development.

Inés Berniell

Inés Berniell

Inés Berniell is a Senior Researcher in the Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies (CEDLAS) at Universidad Nacional de La Plata and a Professor in the same university. Previously she was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute. She has a Ph.D. in Economics from CEMFI. Her research focuses on labor economics and it has been published in the Journal of Development Economics, European Economic Review, among others. She has been a core team member of the World Bank's WDR on Gender Equality and Development and she has served as a consultant for the World Bank, the IDB, UNU-WIDER, and the European Commission. She is currently co-editor of the journal Económica La Plata and a member of the Executive Committee of the Argentine Economic Association.

Patricia Cortes

Patricia Cortes is an Associate Professor of Markets, Public Policy, and Law at the Questrom School of Business and Associate Director of the Human Capital Initiative at the Global Development Policy Center of Boston University. She is an empirical labor economist working on international migration and gender. In her work, she has studied how low-skilled immigration affects prices and the labor supply of high skilled women in the US, female migration flows in East Asia, the migration of Filipino nurses to the US, and the role of the demand for time flexibility and social norms in explaining gender pay gaps and occupation segregation. Her ongoing projects include a study on the barriers to female labor force participation in Saudi Arabia and an investigation of gender differences in negotiation and job search using experimental methods. Her work has been published in leading economic journals, such as the Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Human Resources and Journal of Health Economics. Cortes obtained her PhD in Economics from MIT and a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Economics from La Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia.

Call for papers: WELAC-LACEA Workshop on “Gender Inequality”

The Women Economists in Latin America and the Caribbean - WELAC (LACEA) committee is pleased to announce a call for papers for the Workshop on “Gender Inequality”, to be held virtual by Zoom on September 23, 2021 within the framework of the 2021 RIDGE Virtual Forum. Papers that examine gender implications broadly defined from all fields in economics are welcomed.

Scientific Committee:
Jeanne Lafortune
 (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile), Chair
Ana Balsa (Universidad de Montevideo)
Germán Cubas (University of Houston)
Janina León (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú)
Renata Narita (University of Sao Paulo)
Heidi Smith (Universidad Iberoamericana)

Full papers, written in English, must be submitted for consideration for the meeting. The cover page should include: the title of the paper, institutional affiliation, including address, phone and email of each author and an abstract with the appropriate JEL classification.

Submit your papers here

Deadline for paper submission: June 30, 2021 (12 AM ET)

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