Applied Micro Lunch Seminar: Jimena Rico Staffron, University of California, Santa Barbara
Jimena Rico Staffron from University of California, Santa Barbara
Jimena is an Economics PhD student at UCSB, interested in the intersection between Environment and Development Economics. She previously worked at the Economic Research Division of Mexico's Central Bank conducting research on Labor, Inequality, and Monetary Policy. Jimena has a Master of Public Policy from Duke University where she conducted research on the forest loss impacts of logging certification and protected areas in Peru and Cameroon. She also worked for the Mexican Ministry of Environment and a private consulting firm. Jimena also holds a B.A. in Economics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).