Family Demography

San Juanita García

Juanita
category
research associates
Chicana and Chicano Studies
UCSB
Assistant Professor

San Juanita García is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Juanita’s broad research interests are: immigration, Latinx sociology, social determinants of health, sociology of mental health, intersectionality, and aging. Her research explores how a deportation regime and racialization practices embedded in an anti-immigrant climate and social institutions fuel discrimination and their impacts on the stress and mental health of Mexican-origin women. 

Child Citizenship Status in Immigrant Families and Differential Parental Time Investments in Siblings.

author

Wikle, Jocelyn, and Ackert, Elizabeth. 2022. 

edition

Social Sciences (Special Issue: “Rethinking the Mobilities of Migrant Children and Youth Across the Americas”). 11(11):507.
https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci11110507

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broom author

Nicolás Fuertes-Segura

Nicolas
category
graduate student associates
Department of Economics
UC Santa Barbara
Broom Center Affiliation(s)

Graduate Student Fellow

Nicolás Fuertes-Segura is a Ph.D. Student in Economics at UC Santa Barbara. He holds a Master in Economics and a B.A. in Economics from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. His professional experience includes working on topics on labor markets and economics of education at the Social Sector at the Inter-American Development Bank. His primary research interests are health economics, the economics of education, and development economics. His current research focuses on the adoption of risky health behaviors (smoking and drinking), the development of socioemotional skills, and peer effects. He is also interested in studying the medium and long-term consequences of childhood experiences, and the intergenerational effects of parents' experiences.

Preface

author

Shelly Lundberg and Alessandra Voena, eds. 2023

edition

Handbook of the Economics of the Family: Volume 1, Elsevier, 2023: xv-xxiii.

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broom author

Rihyeon Kang

Rihyeon
category
graduate student associates
Department of Economics
UC Santa Barbara
Broom Center Affiliation(s)

Graduate Student Fellow

I am a PhD student in the Department of Economics at UC Santa Barbara. I graduated from the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) with a BS in Chemistry and from Seoul National University (SNU) with an MA in Economics. My research interests include labor economics and public economics in   relation to education and demography. Currently, I am working on a project that investigates the effects of robot penetration on education in the US.

Akanksha Arora

Akanksha
category
graduate student associates
Department of Economics
UC Santa Barbara
Broom Center Affiliation(s)

Graduate Student Fellow

I am a PhD student in Economics. Prior to UCSB, I studied at the University of Delhi and the University of Texas at Austin. I've also previously worked on field research in India and Kenya on a wide range of topics in education, child health & nutrition, voter preferences, and cash transfer programs. My primary research interests are labor and development economics. I am especially interested in issues related to gender and education. I'm currently working on research projects on the effect of labor market opportunities for women on fertility and the effect of public school access on student learning in India.

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