San Diego State University, USA
IZA World of Labor role
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, San Diego State University, USA
Family economics, labor economics, applied economics
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Bordeaux (2018–2019); Associate Economist Analysis Group Boston (2019–2020)
PhD in Economics, Boston College, 2018
“The impact of no-fault unilateral divorce laws on divorce rates in Mexico.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 70 (2021): 203–236 (with L. Hoehn-Velasco).
Standard poverty measures may drastically understate the problem; the collective household model can helpA key element of anti-poverty policy is the accurate identification of poor individuals. However, measuring poverty at the individual level is difficult since consumption data are typically collected at the household level. Per capita measures based on household-level data ignore both inequality within the household and economies of scale in consumption. The collective household model offers an alternative and promising framework to estimate poverty at the individual level while accounting for both inequality within the household and economies of scale in consumption.MoreLess