Andrea Velásquez

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Colorado Denver

Andrea Velásquez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Colorado Denver.

She holds a Ph.D. and MA degree in Economics from Duke University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of development and labor economics, with a special interest in the topics of data quality, conflict, and migration. Her work has examined the impact of economic shocks (e.g., unexpected increases in violence) or behavioral decisions (e.g., migration) on labor market outcomes, human capital accumulation, and health. 

Recent work by Andrea Velásquez