Katerine Ramirez Nieto is a PhD student in the Department of Agriculture, Environment, and Development Economics (AEDE) at The Ohio State University.
She is currently on the job market and available for interviews at the 2020 ASSA meetings in San Diego, CA.
Her research interests are in development and labor economics, demography, and regional economics. Her research lies at the intersection of gender, migration, and factors that affect labor market participation. Some of these factors are the opportunity cost of time, job-search frictions, and human capital investment. Her adviser is Joyce Chen, with Mark Partridge and Abdoul Sam as part of her research committee. You may read more about her research here (Job Market Paper here).
She received a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from Clark University (2010), where she did a double major in Economics and Mathematics. She also received a Masters in Public Administration (2011) from the same institution and a Masters of Science in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Davis (2014).
She worked in the non-profit and financial sectors; and more recently, on organizations related to economic research. Through her academic and professional experiences, she built a portfolio of research interests in demography and development economics. She focuses on migration and gender. Under the supervision of , she has explored different mechanisms that migration affects household outcomes and individual preferences.
Advisor: Dr. Joyce Chen
Please visit my personal website at https://www.katerineramirez.com