Viviana Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Economics


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


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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 Alvarez College of Business. She has a joint appointment with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Rodriguez’s research focuses on economics of education, labor economics, cost-effectiveness analysis, and program evaluation. Rodriguez is a research affiliate to the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies in Education (CBCSE).

Research Interests

  • Economics of Education,
  • Labor Economics
  • Cost-effectiveness Analysis
  • Program Evaluation

Selected Publications

  • “Unequal Worker Exposure to Establishment Deaths,” in Labour Economics, Vol. 73, 2021, 102073.