Marcelo Bérgolo

Marcelo Bérgolo is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Instituto de Economia (IECON), Department of Economics, Universidad de La República, Uruguay. His research focuses on public economics, labor economics and development economics. He worked between 2008 and 2012 as researcher at Centre for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies (CEDLAS). Marcelo holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of La Plata.

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Fields of specialization

Poverty and inequality , Impacts of government programs, Labour markets and employment

Projects

Title Country Themes
‘Work-study’ and Educational Mismatch among Youths: Evidence from Zambia Zambia Education and training , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Access to child care and mothers’ employment quality: lessons from Chile Chile Gender & women’s empowerment , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Understanding youth entrepreneurship in Benin: the role of microcredit uptake and entrepreneur capacity building Benin Youth and children , Entrepreneurship , Financial inclusion
Civil conflict and labour market outcomes in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Labour markets and employment
Can Urbanization Improve Household Welfare and Provide Inclusive Opportunities? The Case of Urban Expansion in Ethiopia Ethiopia Poverty and Inequality
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 Poverty and Inequality , Labour markets and employment
Do out-migration and remittances induce shifts to non-farm entrepreneurship among the left-behind? Evidence from Nepal Nepal Labour markets and employment , Globalization and trade , Entrepreneurship
Informal employment and labour market policies. The case of domestic workers in Uruguay. Uruguay Gender & women’s empowerment , Labour markets and employment
Labor Force Participation for Educated Females and Gender Wage Gap in Palestine Palestinian Territory, Occupied Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality , Labour markets and employment
Wage ‘scarring’ when youth unemployment is extremely high: Evidence from Macedonia Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
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
Are there ethnic inequality traps in education? Evidence for Brazil and Chile. Latin America - subregion Poverty and Inequality , Education and training

Details

Dr Marcelo Bérgolo
Associate Professor
Instituto de Economía, Department of Economics
Universidad de La República

Contact information:

Gonzalo Ramirez 1926
Montevideo (Montevideo)
Uruguay
11200
T: +598 24131007 - 2406
F: +598 24089586
mbergolo@iecon.ccee.edu.uy
www.marcelobergolo.com

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