Sergio Urzua is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Maryland. He is a Research Associate at the NBER, Research Fellow at IZA, and International Research Fellow at Clapes-UC. His research focuses on labor, development and applied econometrics. His research agenda includes the evaluation of social/policy interventions in developing economies. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2007. He teaches in the areas of Labor Economics and Econometrics

Areas of Interest

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Development
  • Labor

Degrees

  • Degree Type
    PhD
    Degree Details
    University of Chicago, 2007
  • Degree Type
    BA
    Degree Details
    University of Chile, 2000.
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
ECON175 Inequality: Determinants and Policy Remedies Spring 2022
ECON708 Advanced Topics in Applied and Theoretical Microeconomics Spring 2022
ECON708 Advanced Topics in Applied and Theoretical Microeconomics Fall 2022
ECON771 Advanced Labor Economics: Theory and Evidence Fall 2022
ECON771 Advanced Labor Economics: Theory and Evidence Fall 2022
ECON417 Estimating Policy and Program Impact Fall 2022
ECON423 Advanced Topics in Econometrics Fall 2021
ECON708 Advanced Topics in Applied and Theoretical Microeconomics Fall 2021
ECON771 Advanced Labor Economics: Theory and Evidence Fall 2021
ECON175 Inequality: Determinants and Policy Remedies Spring 2021
ECON423 Advanced Topics in Econometrics Fall 2020
ECON771 Advanced Labor Economics: Theory and Evidence Fall 2020

Former Students

  • Maria F. Prada
    Inter-American Development Bank
  • Miguel Sarzosa
    Purdue University
  • Giordano Palloni
    International Food Policy Research Institute
  • Ricardo Espinoza
    OECD
  • Cristian Sanchez
    ITAM, Mexico
  • Fernando Saltiel
    McGill University
  • Cynthia Boruchowicz
    Inter-American Development Bank
  • Sai Luo
    Shangai University of Finance and Economics
Sergio Urzua
3115J Tydings Hall
Department of Economics
Email
surzua [at] umd.edu