CUSLAI 2017 Research Grant Recipient Lecture Series
The Center for U.S.-Latin America Initiatives invites you to its CUSLAI 2017 Lectures.
As part of its mission to further study in the area of Latin America, the Center awards faculty and advanced graduate students grants for summer research projects in Latin America. Grant recipients present their findings the following academic year in a series of lectures to the UT Dallas community. The 2017 recipients are: Jennifer Holmes (EPPS), Viveca Pavon (EPPS), Monica Brussolo (JSOM), Martha I. Serna Villacis (ECS), and Alvaro A. Cardenas (ECS).
For more information, please contact the Center at 972-883-6401.
Twenty Years of Inequality in Mexico: A Sub National Kuznets Analysis
Presented by: Monica Brussolo, Senior Lecturer, Jindal School of Management
When: Wednesday, October 18, 8:30 pm
Where: GR 3.606
Monica Brussolo is Senior Lecturer at the Jindal School of Management of The University of Texas at Dallas where she obtained her Ph.D. in Public Policy and Political Economy and a Master degree in Economics. She also holds an MBA from Texas A&M International University. Her main research interest lies on regional economic development and its spatial analysis. She has focused her work on examining inequality for diverse demographic groups, its determinants and the implications for social domestic policy in the Mexican context. She is interested on education and labor outcomes for disadvantaged social groups, and the effects of Latin American migration on segmented job markets for the American border region. She has collaborated with different levels of the Mexican government in the definition and implementation of their economic strategic plans. She has taught courses of Corporate and International Finance, Management, Project Management, Applied Statistics, Quantitative Business Analysis, and Economics at UTD, Collin College and the State University of Tamaulipas (UAT). At her alma mater (UAT), she earned bachelor degrees in Management and in Public Accounting. She was assistant director of Institutional Research at the Collin College before joining JSOM.