Veronica Amarante

Verónica Amarante is a Professor at Instituto de Economía (Iecon) from the Economics Department at Universidad de la República (Udelar) in Uruguay. She is also Research Fellow at the Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP). She integrates the National Research System (Level II).  Previously, she was the Director of ECLAC Office in Montevideo and she worked for the Social Development Division of ECLAC (UN). Her research interests are development economics, gender and labor economics, with emphasis on Uruguay and Latin America.  She studied economics at Universidad de la Republica in Uruguay, received a MSc in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain) and a PhD in Economics from University of Sussex (United Kingdom). 

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Fields of specialization

Poverty and inequality , Labour markets and employment

Projects

Title Country Themes
Research on development issues coming from the developing world Uruguay Education and training
Low Take-up of Social Benefits and Financial Inclusion Argentina Financial inclusion , Social protection
An impact evaluation of PANES Uruguay Education and training , Impacts of government programs , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Family allowances and child school attendance. An ex-ante evaluation of alternative schemes in Uruguay Uruguay Poverty and Inequality , Education and training , Impacts of government programs , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children

Details

Mrs. Veronica Amarante
Researcher
Instituto de Economía
Universidad de la República

Contact information:

Uruguay
vamarante56@gmail.com

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