Viviana Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Economics

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Viviana Rodriguez is an assistant professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio in the Department of Economics at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business. She has a Ph.D. in economics and education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a M.A. and B.A. in economics from Universidad de Los Andes. Her research focuses on economics of education, labor economics and cost-effectiveness analysis. She is also a research affiliate to University of Pennsylvania's Center for Benefit-Cost Studies in Education and the Economic Evaluation Section co-editor for the American Journal of Evaluation.

Research Interests

  • Economics of Education
  • Labor Economics
  • Cost-effectiveness Analysis

Degrees

  • Ph.D. Columbia University
  • M.A. Universidad de Los Andes
  • B.A. Universidad de Los Andes

Publications

  • "Student Effort Response to Shifts in University Admission Policies," Economics of Education Review, Vol. 93, 102367.
  • "An Analysis of the Costs to Provide High-Quality and Individualized Emergent Literacy Support in Pre-K Classrooms," with Muroga, A., Escueta, M., & Bowden, A. B., Early Childhood Research Quarterly, Vol. 61, No. 1, 2022, pp. 206-216.
  • "Unequal Worker Exposure to Establishment Deaths," in Labour Economics, Vol. 73, 2021, 102073.