Maria Laura Alzua

Maria Laura Alzua received her PhD in Economics from Boston University. She is a researcher of the National Science Council (CONICET) and Senior Researcher at the Center for Distributional, Labor and Social Studies at Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina. Her main research interests are development economics, labor economics and program evaluation.



Projects

Title Country Themes
IMPACT EVALUATION OF COMMUNITY RESULTS BASED FINANCING IN HEALTH IN ZAMBIA Zambia Health and nutrition
Étude d’impact de l’insertion socio-économique des jeunes vulnérables en Côte d’Ivoire Cote D'Ivoire Poverty and Inequality , Youth and children
Citizen participation and mobilization of local resources in Benin: The case of built and unbuilt property taxes Benin Fiscal policy
RFP - Examining the Impact of Early Childbearing on Labor Market Outcomes Brazil Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Can Mobile Money Induce Entrepreneurial and Financial Behaviors of Members of Village Savings and Loan Associations in Rural Southern Malawi? Malawi Entrepreneurship , Financial inclusion
Information, Price, and Barriers to Adoption and Usage of Mobile Money: Evidence from a Field Experiment in The Gambia Gambia Poverty and Inequality
The Impacts of Access to Free Childcare on Women’s Labor Market Outcomes and Children’s Cognitive Dev Mongolia Gender & women’s empowerment , Health and nutrition , Education and training , Youth and children
Academic Ambassadors and the Diffusion of Digital Financial Services among the peruvian poor Peru Poverty and Inequality , Education and training
“The Unitary versus the Collective model, an experimental approach in rural areas†India Poverty and Inequality
Land Tenure Policy and Women’s Off-farm Employment in Rural China China Gender & women’s empowerment , Labour markets and employment
The impact of a rural microcredit and financial inclusion schemes targeting women on household vulnerability and economic empowerment: evidence from South West Nigeria Nigeria Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality , Financial inclusion
Beyond Technical Skills Training: The impact of Credit Counselling on Entrepreneurial Behavior of Ugandan Youth Uganda Education and training , Youth and children , Entrepreneurship , Financial inclusion
Randomised evaluation of unconditional cash transfer scheme for the elderly in Ekiti State Nigeria Nigeria Social protection
Enhancing Productive Firm Assets: A RCT on an Innovative Savings-Loan Product for Female Entrepreneur Ghana Gender & women’s empowerment , Entrepreneurship , Financial inclusion
The Impacts of Vocational Training Programs on the Duration of Youth Unemployment in Mongolia Mongolia Education and training , Labour markets and employment
The Impacts of "Land of Love, Water Cellar for Mothers" China Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality , Health and nutrition , Impacts of government programs , Labour markets and employment
The Rural Household Income and Poverty Reduction effects of Priority Forestry Programs in China China Poverty and Inequality , Agriculture and food security
The Impact of Tuition Relief Program in Senior High School on Poor Junior High Students in Rural China China Poverty and Inequality , Education and training , Impacts of government programs , Youth and children
Impact Evaluation of the Brazilian Pension Program Benefício de Prestação Continuada (BPC) on Family Welfare Brazil Poverty and Inequality , Social protection
Assessing the impact of Argentina's Ley Federal de Educación on educational and labor outcomes Argentina Poverty and Inequality , Education and training , Impacts of government programs , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Social Security Reform in Argentina: Impact on Poverty, Income Inequality and Vulnerability Argentina Poverty and Inequality , Social protection

Details

Dr Maria Laura Alzua
Researcher / Professor
CEDLAS
Universidad de La Plata - Conicet

Contact information:

Calle 6 entre 47 y 48, piso 5to, of 516
La Plata
Argentina
1900
T: 54 221 422 9383
T: 54 221 422 9383
F: 54 221 422 9383
malzua@depeco.econo.unlp.edu.ar
http://www.depeco.econo.unlp.edu.ar/cedlas/

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