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Rocio Valdebenito is a PhD Candidate in Applied Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests are the economics of education, gender, development economics, and regional economics. Her current research includes the role of peers on STEM college choices, the inter-regional migration of high school graduates, and the effects of commuting on high school students’ performance. She is also a Teaching and Research assistant at the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics.
Prior to the PhD, she worked as a Research Assistant and Lecturer at the Center for Regional Economics and Policy at Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, Chile.
Posts by Rocío Valdebenito
In the first of two articles about women’s fertility and family planning, Anukriti et al. discuss the influence that mothers-in-law have on women’s access to family planning services, with them on...