Sandra Orozco-Aleman PhD

 Sandra Orozco-Aleman PhD

Title:

  • Associate Professor of Economics

Contacts:

sorozco@business.msstate.edu
Office: (662) 325-1980
310-F

Overview

Summary:

Dr. Sandra Orozco-Aleman is an Associate Professor of Economics in the College of Business. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 2011. Her research focuses on the labor market impact of immigration, unauthorized immigration, and US immigration policy. Dr. Orozco-Aleman has published articles in leading academic journals such as the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy and the Journal of Human Resources. Her work has been presented at major academic conferences including those of the American Economic Association and the Society of Labor Economists. She teaches graduate courses on labor economics and special topics in econometrics, and undergraduate courses on intermediate microeconomics and labor economics.

Education:

  • Ph D, Economics, University of Pittsburgh, 2011
  • MA, Economics, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
  • BA, Economics, Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM), 2000

Research interests:

Applied Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Immigration

Biography

Dr. Sandra Orozco-Aleman is an Associate Professor of Economics in the College of Business. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 2011. Her research focuses on the labor market impact of immigration, unauthorized immigration, and US immigration policy. Dr. Orozco-Aleman has published articles in leading academic journals such as the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy and the Journal of Human Resources. Her work has been presented at major academic conferences including those of the American Economic Association and the Society of Labor Economists. She teaches graduate courses on labor economics and special topics in econometrics, and undergraduate courses on intermediate microeconomics and labor economics.

Publications

Journal Article

  • Immigration Enforcement, Deterrence, and Crime. AEA Papers & Proceedings, Forthcoming. 2020
  • Drug Violence, Immigration Enforcement, and Selectivity: Evidence from Mexican ImmigrantsAEA Papers and Proceedings. Volume 109, Pages 192-198. 2019
  • Drug Violence and Migration Flows: Lessons from the Mexican Drug WarJournal of Human Resources. Volume 53, Issue 3, Pages 717-749. 2018
  • Labor Market Effects of Immigration Policies. Journal of Labor Research. Volume 39, Issue 2, Pages 150-177. 2018
  • Illegal Immigration, State Law, and DeterrenceAmerican Economic Journal: Economic Policy. Volume 9, Issue 2, Pages 228-252. 2017
  • Estimating Tuition Elasticities of Resident and Nonresident Enrollments at Southeastern Public Universities. Applied Economics. Volume 49, Issue 21, Pages 2027-2040. 2017
  • The Role of Supervisors in the Determination of Wages and Wage Gaps. Applied Economics. Volume 46, Issue 29, Pages 3533-3547. 2014
  • Risk Aversion in Auctions with Asymmetrically Informed Bidders: a ‘Desensitizer’ from Uncertainty. Economics Letters. Volume 112, Issue 1, Pages 38-41. 2011

Presentations

Paper

  • "Immigration Enforcement, Deterrence, and Crime." ASSA Annual Meeting, American Economic Association, San Diego, CA. 2020
  • "Mexican Migration during Trump’s Presidency." Alumni Conference ITAM, CIE, Mexico City, Mexico. 2019
  • "Border Enforcement and Selectivity of Mexican Immigrants." Annual Meeting, Southern Economic Association, Fort Lauderdale, FL. 2019
  • "Drug Violence, Immigration Enforcement, and Selectivity: Evidence from Mexican Immigrants." ASSA Annual Meeting, American Economic Association, Atlanta, GA. 2019
  • "Mexican Migration during Trump’s Presidency." Southern Economic Association, Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL. 2019
  • "Drug-violence, Immigration Enforcement, and Selectivity: Evidence from Mexican Immigrants." Western Economics Association, Annual Meeting, Western Economics Association, British Columbia, Canada. 2018
  • "Drug-violence, Immigration Enforcement, and Selectivity: Evidence from Mexican Immigrants." Southern Economic Association, Annual Meeting, Southern Economic Association, Washington, DC. 2018
  • "Return Migration and Self-Employment: Evidence from Mexican Migrants." Alumni Conference ITAM, ITAM CIE, Mexico City, Mexico. 2018
  • "Return Migration and Self-Employment: Evidence from Mexican Migrants." Eastern Economic Association, Annual Meeting, Eastern Economic Association, Boston, MA. 2018
  • "Return Migration and Self-Employment:Evidence from Mexican Migrants." Southern Economic Association, Annual Meeting, Southern Economic Association, Tampa, FL. 2017
  • "Illegal Immigration, State Law, and Deterrence." Annual Conference of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, Association of Private Enterprise Education, Lahaina, Hawaii. 2017
  • "Return Migration: New Source of Self-Employment in Mexico." Eastern Economic Association, Eastern Economic Association, Washington, D.C.. 2016
  • "Illegal Immigration, State Law, and Deterrence." ASSA Annual Meeting, American Economic Association, Boston, MA. 2015
  • "Return MIgration: New Source of Self-Employment in Mexico." ASSA Annual Meeting, American Economic Association, Boston, MA. 2015
  • "Illegal Immigration, State Law, and Deterrence." 84th Annual Meeting Southern Economic Association, Southern Economic Association, Atlanta, GA. 2014
  • "Return Migration: New Source of Self-Employment in Mexico." 84th Annual Meeting Southern Economic Association, Southern Economic Association, Atlanta, GA. 2014
  • "Does violence affect migration flows? Evidence from the Mexican drug war." ASSA Annual Meeting, American Economic Association, Philadelphia, PA.. 2014
  • "Does violence affect migration flows? Evidence from the Mexican drug war." Seventh Southeastern International/Development Economics Workshop, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Americas Center and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies’s Economics Department and International Center for Public Policy at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. 2013
  • "Does violence affect migration flows? Evidence from the Mexican drug war." 18th Annual Meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association and the 28th Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society , Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association and the Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society, Mexico City. 2013
  • "Do Mexican Workers Return Home? Performance and Duration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States." 14th Annual Meeting Society of Labor Economics, Society of Labor Economics, Boston, MA. 2009