Friday, December 9, 2022
“On behalf of the Board of the American Society of Hispanic Economists (ASHE), I am happy to announce that Dr. Mónica García-Pérez has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 ASHE Individual Service Award. We extend our warmest congratulations and thank her for all the work she has devoted to ASHE!
Dr. García-Pérez is a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics, School of Public Affairs, at St. Cloud State University (SCSU), Minnesota, and a Senior Research Associate at The Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland-College Park and an MSc in Economics from the University College London. Her research concentrates on health economics, immigration, and labor economics. She is also working on wealth inequality across race/ethnicity and the impact of health shocks. Her research also looks at the intergenerational effects of barriers to access to health care and health coverage. She has published her research in journals such as Demography, American Economic Review P&P, The Journal of Economic Education, International Education Planning, Review of Black Political Economy, and Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy. She is the guest Editor of the American Journal of Health Economics for the Health Equity Special Edition.
Sandra Orozco-Aleman ”
Congratulations, Dr. García- Peréz!