Maria Micaela Sviatschi

Assistant Professor of Economics, Princeton University

Maria Micaela Sviatschi is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Princeton University. Her main research interests are labour and development economics, with a focus on human capital, gender-violence and crime. One strand of her research explores how children start a criminal career in drug trafficking and gangs as well as the consequences of organized crime on economic development.  Another strand of her research studies the role of gender-based violence on women’s education and labor force participation. She has collaborative research projects in Peru, Colombia, El Salvador, the Dominican Republic, India, Mozambique and Jordan.

Recent work by Maria Micaela Sviatschi