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 and applied economics.  More recently, Professor Urzua has analyzed the effects of economic shocks on academic and labor market outcomes. His research agenda includes the evaluation of social/policy interventions in developing economies. He received his 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
ECON422 Econometrics I Spring 2017
ECON708 Advanced Topics in Applied and Theoretical Microeconomics Spring 2017
ECON772 Population Economics Spring 2017
ECON472 Economics of Social Safety Nets Spring 2017
ECON708 Advanced Topics in Applied and Theoretical Microeconomics Fall 2016
ECON878 Workshop in Labor Economics Fall 2016
ECON422 Econometrics I Spring 2016
ECON708 Advanced Topics in Applied and Theoretical Microeconomics Spring 2016
ECON422 Econometrics I Fall 2015 Syllabus
ECON771 Advanced Labor Economics: Theory and Evidence Fall 2015 Syllabus

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  • Fernando Saltiel
Sergio Urzua
3115J Tydings Hall
Department of Economics
Email
surzua [at] umd.edu