Raquel Bernal

Professor, Department of Economics

Universidad de los Andes

Bogotá, Colombia

Raquel Bernal is a professor at the Economics Department at Universidad de los Andes. She holds a PhD degree from New York University. Her research focuses con social policy, education, human capital, household decisions and labor economics. Her recent research looks into the determinants of early human capital accumulation. She has worked on a variety of impact evaluations of early childhood development programs in Colombia funded by the Jacobs Foundation, the UBS Optimus Foundation, the Inter-American Development Bank, 3ie and Grand Challenges Canada among others. She is an expert in impact evaluation and published the book Guía Práctica para la Evaluación de Impacto [Practical Guide for Impact Evaluation] with Ximena Peña.

Contact Information:

Mailing address: Calle 19A # 1-37 Este, Edificio W, Piso 9, Bogotá (Colombia)

Office: W-904

Tel: +57 1 3324495

Email: rbernal@uniandes.edu.co

Twitter: @RaquelBernal3

Current employment:

Professor, Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia), since 2006.

Research fields:

Labor Economics, Household Economics, Policy Evaluation, Econometrics


Ph.D. in Economics, New York University, 1998-2003