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Principal Research Economist, Social Sector, Inter-American Development Bank.
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Dr. Duryea specializes in research on economics of education and labor markets in Latin America. She has studied the effects of economic fluctuations on children's school attendance and labor supply in Brazil; investigated the mechanisms through which parents' schooling affects fertility and investments in children; and, more recently, conducted an impact evaluation of a conditional transfer program in Costa Rica.
Duryea, Suzanne, Jacqueline Mazza, and Ferdinando Regalia. 2009. Social and Labor Market Policies for Tumultuous Times: Confronting the Global Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean. Washington, D.C.: Inter-American Development Bank. Abstract.
Duryea, Suzanne, Alejandra Cox Edwards, and Manuelita Ureta. 2003. Critical decisions at a critical age: adolescents and young adults in Latin America. Washington, D.C.: Inter-American Development Bank.
Duryea, Suzanne, and Melisa Morales. 2011. "Effects of the Global Financial Crisis on Children’s School and Employment Outcomes in El Salvador." Development and Policy Review, 29(5): 527-546. DOI. Abstract.
Valenzuela, Juan Pablo, and Suzanne Duryea. 2011. "Examinando la prominente posición de Chile a nivel mundial en cuanto a desigualdad de ingresos: comparaciones regionales (Examining the prominent position of Chile in the world in terms of income inequality: regional comparisons)." Estudios de Economica, 38(1): 259-293. Abstract.
Cuesta, Jose, Suzanne Duryea, Fidel Jaramillo, and Marcos Robels. 2010. "Distributive Impacts of the Food Price Crisis in the Andean Region." Journal of International Development, 22(7): 846-865. DOI. Abstract.
Levison, Deborah, Jasper Hoek, David Lam, and Suzanne Duryea. 2007. "Intermittent child employment and its implications for estimates of child labour." International Labour Review, 146(3-4): 217-251. PMCID: PMC2546602. DOI. Abstract.
Duryea, Suzanne, David Lam, and Deborah Levison. 2007. "Effects of Economic Shocks on Children's Employment and Schooling in Brazil." Journal of Development Economics, 84(1): 188-214. PMCID: PMC2094529. DOI. Abstract.
Hoek, Jasper, Suzanne Duryea, David Lam, and Deborah Levison. 2009. "Dynamics of Child Labor: Labor-Force Entry and Exit in Urban Brazil." In Child labor and education in Latin America: an economic perspective edited by Peter F. Orazem, Guilherme Sedlacek, and Zafiris Tzannatos. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.