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Emma García
Economista

Spanish

Emma García es economista de educación en el Economic Policy Institute y se especializa en la economía de la educación y las políticas de educación. Su investigación se enfoca en la producción de destrezas cognoscitivas y no cognoscitivas, y en la evaluación de intervenciones educativas. También es profesora asociada en la McCourt School of Public Policy de la Georgetown University. García es autora del informe del 2015 “Inequalities at the Starting Gate.” Previamente trabajó como investigadora en el Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education de la Teachers College, Columbia University, la Campaign for Educational EquityNational Center for the Study of Privatization in Education y en el Community College Research Center, y también fue consultora para el MDRC, el Inter-American Development Bank y el National Institute for Early Education Research. García obtuvo su doctorado en economía y educación del Teachers College, Columbia University.

English

Emma García is an education economist at the Economic Policy Institute specializing in the economics of education and education policy. Her research focuses on the production of cognitive and noncognitive skills, and the evaluation of educational interventions. She is also an adjunct faculty at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. García is the author of the 2015 report “Inequalities at the Starting Gate.” Previously, she held research positions at Teachers College, Columbia University’s Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education, Campaign for Educational Equity, National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education, and the Community College Research Center, and did consulting work for MDRC, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the National Institute for Early Education Research. García received her doctorate in economics and education from Teachers College, Columbia University.