Sandra Rozo

University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

Assistant Professor

701 Exposition Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

http://www.sandravrozo.com

University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics

635 Downey Way

Los Angeles, CA 90089-3333

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

10

DOWNLOADS

487

CITATIONS

0

Ideas:
“  My research interest are labor and development economics, with a focus on firms decisions, forced migration, diversity, and crime. One strand of my research explores how firms' decisions change with economic and political shocks. I have work that studies how firms cope with violent crime in Colombia, refugee migration shocks in Middle East, and higher diversity in the United States. Another strand of my research explores the effects of forced migration in hosting economies. Some of my work explores the effects of Syrian refugees in Jordanian’s consumption decisions and the impacts of Venezuelan migrants in voting behavior in Colombia. I also have other ongoing research projects that study the effects of crime and conflict on economic activity.  ”

Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Unintended Effects of Illegal Economic Activities: Illegal Gold Mining and Malaria

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2018
Sandra Rozo
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 120 (217,439)

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Resource Curse, Illegal Economic Activities, Malaria

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Deportation, Crime, and Victimization

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2018
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of California, Berkeley and University of Southern California, School of International Relations
Downloads 85 (274,729)

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Crime, Migration, Latin America

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Explaining the Heterogeneous Effects of Natural Resources on Local Economic Development

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2018
Sandra Rozo
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 67 (314,980)

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Natural resources, local economic development, crime

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Same Bureaucracy, Different Outcomes in Human Capital? How Indigenous and Rural Non-Indigenous Areas in Panama Responded to the CCT

Office of Evaluation and Oversight Working Paper No. 03/11
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 May 2011 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2018
Irani Arraiz and Sandra Rozo
InterAmerican Development Bank and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 60 (333,406)

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Conditional Cash Transfer, Impact Evaluation, Panama

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Is Murder Bad for Business? Evidence from Colombia

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2018
Sandra Rozo
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 59 (336,134)

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violent crime, prices, market size

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Blessing or Burden? The Impact of Refugees on Businesses and the Informal Economy

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jun 2018
Onur Altindag, Ozan Bakis and Sandra Rozo
Bentley University, Bahcesehir University and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 33 (424,439)

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refugees, firms, informality

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The Effects of Youth Training on Risk Behavior: The Role of Non-Cognitive Skills

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2018
Carla Calero and Sandra Rozo
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 22 (477,767)

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Risk behavior, Youth Training Programs, Socio-Emotional Skills

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Creating New Opportunities for Rural Producers: Impact Evaluation of a Pilot Program in Colombia

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2018
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 22 (477,767)

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Drug Production, Productivity, Latin America

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On the Effects of Enforcement on Illegal Markets: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment in Colombia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7409
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Daniel Mejia, Pascual Restrepo and Sandra Rozo
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 19 (494,337)

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Armed Conflict

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BROTHERS OR INVADERS? HOW CRISES-DRIVEN MIGRANTS SHAPE VOTING BEHAVIOR

Number of pages: 40
Sandra Rozo and Juan F. Vargas
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics
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Migration, Electoral Outcomes, Political Economy, Colombia