Jorge Davalos

Jorge Dávalos is an Assistant Professor at Universidad del Pacifico in Lima, Peru. His research focuses on applied labour econometrics, impact evaluation and trade and labor market outcomes in developing countries (funded by a Swiss National Fund research grant). He was an econometrician at ILO's Regional Office for Latin America & the Caribbean. He collaborated in consultancy projects with the World Bank and other financial institutions. In collaboration with United Nations-ILO, he developed employment projection models with the purpose of forecasting skills mismatches at the sectorial level based on econometric and Input-Output methodologies for Peru, Costa Rica, Algeria and Ecuador. Jorge holds a Ph.D. in econometrics from the University of Geneva.

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Projects

Title Country Themes
The role of non-farming activities on rural farming households in Lesotho: a gender perspective Lesotho Gender & women’s empowerment , Education and training , Labour markets and employment
Credit constraints, agricultural productivity and household welfare in Burkina Faso: a gender perspective Burkina Faso Gender & women’s empowerment
‘Work-study’ and Educational Mismatch among Youths: Evidence from Zambia Zambia Labour markets and employment
Access to child care and mothers’ employment quality: lessons from Chile Chile Gender & women’s empowerment , Impacts of government programs , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Understanding youth entrepreneurship in Benin: the role of microcredit uptake and entrepreneur capacity building Benin Labour markets and employment
Civil conflict and labour market outcomes in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Gender & women’s empowerment , Education and training , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Can Urbanization Improve Household Welfare and Provide Inclusive Opportunities? The Case of Urban Expansion in Ethiopia Ethiopia Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality , Impacts of government programs , Labour markets and employment
Migration, Remittances and Child Schooling in Rural Cambodia Cambodia Education and training , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Gender and Age Diversity to Forster Innovation and Productivity Growth Brazil Gender & women’s empowerment , Labour markets and employment
EMPLOYMENT VULNERABILITY, EARNINGS AND SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING IN KYRGYZSTAN Kyrgyzstan Gender & women’s empowerment , Labour markets and employment
Do out-migration and remittances induce shifts to non-farm entrepreneurship among the left-behind? Evidence from Nepal Nepal Gender & women’s empowerment , Labour markets and employment
Analysis of youth underemployment in Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Gender & women’s empowerment , Labour markets and employment
Gender pay gap in times of austerity Serbia Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality , Labour markets and employment
Minimum wage policies: wage, employment, and distributional impacts in Ecuador Ecuador Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality , Labour markets and employment
Non-Wage Benefits, Union ‘Facilitation Effect’ and Labour Market Outcomes in Ghana Ghana Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality , Labour markets and employment
Evidence on the Impacts of Minimum Wage on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Bolivia Bolivia Labour markets and employment
Mismatch Unemployment: the case of Macedonia -with special reference to young adults Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Education and training , Labour markets and employment
Remittances Impact on Youth Labour Supply: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Poverty and Inequality , Labour markets and employment
Voucher system for social protection of the socially vulnerable remittance receivers in Macedonia Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality , Labour markets and employment

Details

Dr Jorge Davalos
Assistant Professor
Universidad del Pacifico

Contact information:

Peru
jdavalos@quant-modeling.net

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