Economist, World Bank
Sandra V. Rozo works as an Economist at the Development Research Group, at the World Bank (DECRG). She is also a IZA research fellow, a CEGA faculty affiliate, a faculty member of the Schaeffer Center for Health and Economics Policy, and a research fellow at the Center for Economic and Social Research at the University of Southern California. She holds a PhD and MA from UCLA, and a BA and MA from Universidad de los Andes. Her research is predominantly concentrated in exploring the effects of forced migration within hosting economies and of evaluating the role of public policies in supporting these migrants and their hosting communities. She also has ongoing work studying how firms’ decisions change with economic and political shocks and examining the consequences of violence and conflict in Latin America.
Recent work by Sandra Rozo
As half a million Venezuelan refugees seek amnesty in Colombia, locals exercise their voice through voting
Providing migrants working rights and social benefits has minimal impacts on local labour markets
A large influx of Syrian refugees in Turkey induced substantial increments in Turkish firm production and entry, with variation in effects across...
Sharp reductions in violent crime in Colombia led to substantial increments in firm production, firm creation, and higher real income for local...