Josefa Aguirre

Josefa Aguirre joined J-PAL LAC in 2012 and holds a master’s degree in Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She is currently working on an evaluation of the Subvencion Escolar Preferencial program, which provides schools with extra subsidies for vulnerable children. She is also working on the evaluation of Chile Va, a program that seeks to develop non-cognitive skills and personality traits among youth. Finally, she is working on the evaluation of a program that offers scholarships for high quality preparation for the college entry test to high-achieveing students of low socioeconomic status.