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Princeton University Ph.D. 2009 Economics
Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico M.A. 2003 Economic Theory
Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico B.A. 2002 Economics
“Retail Globalization and Household Welfare: Evidence from Mexico” (2018) Journal of Political Economy (lead article), February, Vol. 126, Num. 1, pp. 1-73, with David Atkin and Benjamin Faber.
“Paving Streets for the Poor: Experimental Analysis of Infrastructure Effects” (2016), Review of Economics and Statistics, May, Vol. 98, Num. 2, pp. 254-267 with Climent Quintana-Domeque.
“Delinking Land Rights from Land Use: Certification and Migration in Mexico” (2015) American Economic Review, October, Vol. 105, Num. 10, pp. 3125-3149 with Alain de Janvry, Kyle Emerick and Elisabeth Sadoulet.
“Are Land Reforms Granting Complete Property Rights Politically Risky? Electoral Outcomes of Mexico’s Certification Program” (2014) Journal of Development Economics, September, Vol. 110 pp. 216- 225, with Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet.
“Deterrence and Geographical Externalities in Auto Theft” (2013) American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, October, Vol. 5 Num. 4 pp. 92-110.
“The Reliability of Self-Reported Home Values in a Developing Country Context” (2009) Journal of Housing Economics, December, Num. 18 pp. 311-324, with Climent Quintana-Domeque.
"Subways and Urban Air Pollution", NBER WP 24183, with Nicolas Gendron-Carrier, Stefano Polloni, and Matthew Turner
"Vulnerability and Clientelism", NBER WP 23589, with Gustavo Bobonis, Paul Gertler, and Simeon Nichter
"Subways and Urban Growth: Evidence from Earth", with Matthew Turner
"Do Information Technologies Improve Teenagers’ Sexual Education? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Colombia", NBER WP 18776 with Alberto Chong, Dean Karlan, and Martin Valdivia
"The Effects of Road Quality on Household Welfare: Evidence from Indonesia's Highways", with Paul Gertler, Tadeja Gracner and Alex Rothenberg
"A New Engel on the Gains from Trade: Theory and Evidence Within and Across Countries", with David Atkin, Benjamin Faber and Thibault Fally
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Loy Volkman studied how baculoviruses infect their insect hosts during her 30 years at CNR. Her research has led to… https://t.co/fpPiCuKab4