Dr. Adriana R. Cardozo Silva

Dr. Adriana Cardozo is a postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Development Economics of Prof. Andreas Fuchs. After finishing her Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Göttingen, she worked as Economic Analyst at The World Bank, where she co-authored several technical reports on poverty, economic growth, and the effect of regional trade agreements on income distribution in Central America. She also worked as Research Fellow for the Inter-American Development Bank and as a consultant for various development aid cooperation agencies (GIZ and Oxfam, among others), holding experience in dialog with policymakers and strategic advice for governments’ decision-making processes. As an economist who graduated from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia with work experience in the public sector, she possesses first-hand experience on public policies in Latin America.

Dr. Cardozo’s research interest focuses on the interaction between migration and labor market outcomes, the distributional aspects of trade agreements, and the similarity and evolution of international organizations. She is currently working on papers on the impact of migration on wages, the impact of remittances on poverty, and the effect of Covid-19 on remittances. She collaborates with the Comparative Regional Organizations Project (CROP), lead by the Chair of International Relations at the Department of Political Science (Prof. Anja Jetschke). Dr. Cardozo’s work has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as International Studies Perspectives and Review of World Economics.