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Caterina Alacevich

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Caterina's main research fields are Development Economics, Labour, Gender, Education, Inequality, and Migration. She worked as an intern and research assistant at the Research Unit of the UNDP - Human Development Report Office on the topics of individual and household vulnerability, resilience, and inequality of opportunity among children. She had field experiences as a volunteer in a nutritional centre and a rural primary school in Mozambique, Matola, and as a teacher in Cambodia, in the rural province of Takeo. She is conducting research on the impact of parental job loss on offspring education, intergenerational transmission of health, and international migrations and inequality. Click on the research summary link below for more information on caterina's research and papers.

Since finihsing her fellowship, Caterina has remained at UPF as a post-doc, working in collaboration with node leader Alessandro Tarozzi. They have published a peer-review article on the inter-generational transmission of health among ethnic Indian migrants in the United Kingdom, and have started new projects on the evolution of nutritional outcomes and inputs in India during the last 20 years.

PODER appointment: Sept 2014 - Aug 2015


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