CSWEP Board: Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes

Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes is professor and Chair of the Economics Department at San Diego State University, a Research Fellow at CReAM, FEDEA and IZA, and an Advisory committee member of the Americas Center Advisory Council at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.  Her areas of interest include labor economics, international migration and remittances.  She has published on contingent work contracts, the informal work sector, international remittances, as well as on immigrant savings, health care and labor market outcomes.  Her work has been funded by the Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), the Hewlett Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, among other agencies.  She was the 2013-2014 Border Fulbright García-Robles Scholar, served as President of the American Society of Hispanic Economists (ASHE) in 2014, and has held visiting positions at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and at the Public Policy Institute of California.  Her current research examines the impact that state and local level immigration policy is having on the employment, education, fertility and human rights of undocumented immigrants.