Economics serving society
Alvaro Zuniga-Cordero

Alvaro Zuniga-Cordero

PhD student

Paris School of Economics, Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne

WIL Central America Coordinator World Inequality Lab

CES-Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne – 106-112 boulevard de l'Hôpital 75013 Paris

  • Political Economy and Institutions
  • International Trade and Trade policy
  • Demography and Migrations
  • Structural Change, Inequalities and Development

Thesis Supervisor: RESHEF Ariell

Academic year of registration: 2018/2019

Thesis title: Three essays on income inequality in Costa Rica



Working Papers

  • Distributional National Accounts Costa Rica: inequality measures from the national to the local level, 2000-2020.
  • Globalization, income inequality and political realignment: the transition from a two-party to a multi-party electoral system in Costa Rica.


Work in progress

  • Working with “others”: the effect of foreign-born workers on the electoral behaviour of their local-born co-workers in Costa Rica.
  • Changes in the offer of higher education and labour market outcomes: the effect of regional university campuses in Costa Rica (2000-2020).