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Jose Gallegos concluded his PhD in June 2012 in Economics at the Maxwell School of Public Affairs - Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY). His research interests and professional experience are in the fields of Impact Evaluation, Labour Economics, Gender Economics, and Nutrition.
In his job market paper he relirf on unconfoundedness assumptions and principal stratification to evaluate the role of domestic violence as a causal mechanism between women's exposure to civil conflict violence during childhood and adolescence and women's labour force participation decisions during adulthood.
He has accumulated significant experience in applied microeconometrics research
methods using household surveys and experimental data from Peru, Chile and Nigeria. In addition to his work experience at a research institute, he has provided assistance on quantitative issues to research consulting firms, universities and NGOs.
Before starting graduate studies he worked as a consultant for the Peruvian Government at the Office of Statistics of the Ministry of Education, and the National Institute of Statistics. In line with this, he also holds an MA in Public Administration from Syracuse University.
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