MARCO A. BADILLA MAROTO

I received my Bachelor’s degree in Economics (with honors) from the University of Costa Rica (UCR). I am currently a Ph.D. Student in Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

I am a Research Assistant to Benjamin Faber, Mathilde Muñoz, and Antoine Levy. In other projects, I am also a Research Assistant to Sydnee Caldwell and Ingrid Haegele.

My interests are: Labor and Development Economics, Inequality and Economics of Education.

Email: mbadilla@berkeley.edu

Link to my CV

Recent publications:

  • The Role of the Gender Wage Gap in Overall Wage Inequality: A quantitative exercise. Journal Economía-LACEA, Volume 21, Number 1, Fall 2020, pp. 169-207. (PUBLICATION) (WORKING PAPER)

  • Importancia relativa de los beneficios intangibles de la Inversión Extranjera Directa (IED) en Zonas Francas en Costa Rica. Con Alonso Alfaro, Isabela Manelici y José Vásquez. Documento de investigación DI-08-2021, Departamento de Investigación, Banco Central de Costa Rica. (PUBLICATION)