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Jose Victor Gallegos

Research Officer

Jose has left IDS.

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 researchmethods 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.

Publications

Publication

The Effect of Civil Conflicts on Domestic Violence

Civil conflicts will not only increase the incidence of domestic violence among women who are directly exposed to them while growing up, but also among their offspring. Understanding this mechanism is crucial for designing and implementing policies that aim at reducing the level of violence in a...

3 August 2011