Monica Deza, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
University of Texas at Dallas
Monica Deza is an assistant professor in economics in the School of Economic Political, and Policy Sciences. Her research interests include labor economics, economics of crime, economics of risky behaviors, and applied microeconometrics. Her recent research "Is There a Stepping-Stone Effect in Drug Use? Separating State Dependence from Unobserved Heterogeneity Within and Across Illicit Drugs,” develops a dynamic discrete choice model to study whether alcohol and marijuana have a stepping-stone effect on cocaine use, allowing for each drug to influence future use of other drugs. Dr. Deza received her PhD in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley

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