Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics, USC Marshall
Sandra Rozo is assistant professor at business school of USC. She holds a PhD and a MA degree in economics from UCLA, and a master’s degree in economics from Universidad de los Andes. Before beginning her graduate studies she worked at the Colombian government and the Inter-American Bank evaluating public programs in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Her research interest are labor and development economics, with a focus on forced migration and crime. One strand of her research explores how forced migrants affect hosting economies and what could be done to support their assimilation. She has work that studies the impacts of Syrian refugees in Turkish businesses and consumption in Jordan, and how do Venezuelan migrants shape voting behavior in Colombia. Another strand of her research studies the impacts of conflict, crime, and illegality in firm development and local welfare.
Recent work by Sandra Rozo
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...