Hugo R. Nopo
Research Fellow

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too w Nopo Hugo Ñopo is a Senior Researcher at GRADE, Group for the Analysis of Development, in his hometown Lima, Peru. Previously he was the Lead Economist of the Education Division and Researcher at the Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. Before that he was an Assistant Professor at Middlebury College.

He holds a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University, a Masters in Mathematical Economics from Instituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (Brazil), and bachelor degrees in Mathematics and Systems Engineering.

Hugo's research interests deal with the use of applied econometric techniques to the understanding of labor markets, educational systems, gender disparities, inequality and poverty; with a focus on Latin America. He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2003 and became a Research Fellow in March 2004.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
11030  Daniel Alonso-Soto
Hugo R. Nopo
How Do Latin American Migrants in the U.S. Stand on Schooling Premium? What Does It Reveal about Education Quality in Their Home Countries?
10884  Jorge M. Agüero
Carlos Felipe Balcázar
Stanislao Maldonado
Hugo R. Nopo
The Value of Redistribution: Natural Resources and the Formation of Human Capital under Weak Institutions
8928  Rosamaría Dasso
Fernando Fernandez
Hugo R. Nopo
Electrification and Educational Outcomes in Rural Peru
8477  Carlos Felipe Balcázar
Hugo R. Nopo
Broken Gears: The Value Added of Higher Education on Teachers' Academic Achievement
(published in: Higher Education, 2016, 72 (3), 341–361)
6806  Alejandra Mizala
Hugo R. Nopo
Evolution of Teachers' Salaries in Latin America at the Turn of the 20th Century: How Much Are They (Under or Over) Paid?
(published in: International Journal of Educational Development, 2016, 47, 20-32)
5947  Alejandra Mizala
Hugo R. Nopo
Teachers' Salaries in Latin America: How Much Are They (Under or Over) Paid?
(published in: International Journal of Educational Development, 2016, 47, 20-32)
5736  Hugo R. Nopo
Nancy Daza
Johanna Ramos
Gender Earnings Gaps in the World
(published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2012, 33 (5), 464-513)
5449  Jose Cuesta
Hugo R. Nopo
Georgina Pizzolitto
Using Pseudo-Panels to Measure Income Mobility in Latin America
(published in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2011, 57 (2), 224-246)
5086  Hugo R. Nopo
Alejandro Hoyos
Evolution of Gender Wage Gaps in Latin America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: An Addendum to "New Century, Old Disparities"
(published in: 'New Century, Old Disparities. Gender and Ethnic Earnings Gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean', World Bank Publications, 2012)
5085  Hugo R. Nopo
Juan Pablo Atal
Natalia Winder
New Century, Old Disparities: Gender and Ethnic Wage Gaps in Latin America
(published in: 'New Century, Old Disparities. Gender and Ethnic Earnings Gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean', World Bank Publications, 2012)
5073  Alejandro Hoyos
Hugo R. Nopo
Ximena Peña
The Persistent Gender Earnings Gap in Colombia, 1994-2006
(published in: 'New Century, Old Disparities. Gender and Ethnic Earnings Gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean', World Bank Publications, 2012)
2921  Hugo R. Nopo
An Extension of the Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition to a Continuum of Comparison Groups
(published in: Economics Letters, 2008, 100 (2), 292-296)
2716  Hugo R. Nopo
Patricio Valenzuela
Becoming an Entrepreneur
2711  Sebastián Calónico
Hugo R. Nopo
Returns to Private Education in Peru
(published as 'Where Did You Go to School? Private-Public Differences in Schooling Trajectories and Their Role on Earnings' in: Well-Being and Social Policy, 2007, 3 (1), 25-46)
2698  Hugo R. Nopo
The Gender Wage Gap in Chile 1992-2003 from a Matching Comparisons Perspective
(published in: 'New Century, Old Disparities. Gender and Ethnic Earnings Gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean'. World Bank Publications, 2012)
981  Hugo R. Nopo
Matching as a Tool to Decompose Wage Gaps
(published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2008, 90 (2), 290-299)
980  Hugo R. Nopo
Jaime Saavedra
Maximo Torero
Ethnicity and Earnings in Urban Peru
(revised version published as 'Ethnicity and Earnings in a Mixed-Race Labor Market' in: Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2007, 55 (4), 709–734)
979  Martin Moreno
Hugo R. Nopo
Jaime Saavedra
Maximo Torero
Gender and Racial Discrimination in Hiring: A Pseudo Audit Study for Three Selected Occupations in Metropolitan Lima
(published as 'Detecting Gender and Racial Discrimination in Hiring through Monitoring Intermediation Services: The Case of Selected Occupations in Metropolitan Lima, Peru ' in: World Development, 2012, 40 (2), 315-328. )
 

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