Published or forthcoming

Agüero, Jorge and Maithili Ramachandran (forthcoming) “The Intergenerational Transmission of Schooling Among the Education-Rationed.”  Journal of Human Resources.


Agüero, Jorge and Trinidad Beleche (2017) “Health Shocks and their Long-Lasting Impact on Health Behaviors: Evidence from the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic in Mexico,” Journal of Health Economics, 54(July): 40-55.


Agüero, Jorge (2017) “Using Partial Identification Methods to Estimate the Effect of Violence Against Women on Their Children’s Health Outcomes,” Applied Economic Letters, 24(15): 1057-1060.


Agüero, Jorge and Prashant Bharadwaj (2014) “Do the more educated know more about health? Evidence from schooling and HIV knowledge in Zimbabwe,”  Economic Development and Cultural Change, 62(3): 489-517.


Agüero, Jorge and Trinidad Beleche, (2013) “Test-Mex: Estimating the Effects of School Year Length on Student Performance in Mexico,” Journal of Development Economics, 103:353-361.


Agüero, Jorge and Mindy Marks, (2011) “Motherhood and Female Labor Supply in Developing CountriesJournal of Human Resources, 46(4): 800-826, Fall


Agüero, Jorge and Martín Valdivia (2010) “The Permanent Effects of Recessions on Child Health: Evidence from Peru,Estudios Económicos. 25(1): 247-274.


Agüero, Jorge and Mindy Marks, (2008) “Motherhood and Female labor Force Participation. Evidence from Fertility Shocks,” American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 98(2): 500-504.


Carter, Michael; Julian May; Jorge Agüero and Sonya Ravindranath (2007) “The Economic Impact of Severe Illness and Prime Age Mortality: Evidence from Panel Data from South Africa,” AIDS, 21(suppl. 7): S67-S73.


Agüero, Jorge; Michael Carter and Julian May (2007) “Poverty and Inequality in the First Decade of Democracy: Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal,Journal of African Economies, 16(5):782–812.


May, Julian; Jorge Agüero; Michael Carter and Ian Timaeus (2007) “The KwaZulu-Natal Income Dynamics Study (KIDS) 3rd Wave: Methodology, First Findings and an Agenda for Future Research,” Development Southern Africa, 24(5):629-648, December.


Agüero, Jorge and Brian Gould (2003) “Household Composition and Brazilian Food Purchases: An Expenditure System ApproachCanadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 51:323-345.

Working papers

Agüero, Jorge and Muhammad Majid  (2017) “War and the Stock of Human Capital.” UConn WP 2016-24. Submitted

Agüero, Jorge, Mindy Marks and Neha Raykar (2018) “Economic Development and The Wage Penalty for Motherhood.” Submitted

Agüero, Jorge, Carlos Felipe Balcázar, Stanislao Maldonado and Hugo Ñopo (2018) “Natural Resources, Redistribution and Human Capital Formation.” Submitted

Agüero, Jorge and Verónica Frisancho (2018) “Misreporting of Intimate Partner Violence in Developing Countries: Measurement Error and New Strategies to Minimize it.” Submitted.

Agüero, Jorge and Anil Deolalikar (2017) “Identifying Critical Periods in Human Capital Accumulation. Evidence from Rwanda.”

Agüero, Jorge (2017) "You’re Now Free to Move About the Country. The Effect of Schooling on Migration"

Agüero, Jorge (2017) "School Quality and Behavioral Responses. Evidence from the Expansion of the School Day in Peru."

Torres, Javier and Jorge Agüero (2017) “Stylized Facts about the Quantity and Quality of Parental Time Investments on the Skill Formation of their Children”.

Agüero, Jorge (2016) “Long-term Effect of Climate Change on Health: Evidence from Heat Waves in Mexico.” Previous version: IDB Working Paper No. 481.

Agüero, Jorge; Michael Carter and Ingrid Woolard (2015) “From Flows to Stocks: The Impact of Unconditional Cash Transfers on Nutrition.” Revisions requested by the Economic Development and Cultural Change.

Work in progress

Sit Back and Relax? The Effect of Income on Mental Health in South Africa.

Can Growth and Redistribution Reduce the Influence of Colonial Institutions?

Health Information with More than One Agent: The Case of Domestic Violence Awareness Campaigns.

The Crowding-Out Effect of Cash Transfers Programs in South Africa (with Dori Posel.)

Ethnic-Racial Discrimination in Health Services in Guatemala: A Health Rights-Based Intervention with an Impact Evaluation (with Martin Valdivia.) Baseline for randomized controlled trial was conducted in November 2013.

Reducing Domestic Violence in Rural Peru (with Veronica Frisancho). Baseline for randomized controlled trial was conducted in August of 2014. Endline conducted in August 2016.

Last update: 2018-06-21