Assistant Professor


Ph.D., Economics, Stanford University, 2007
M.A., Economics, Stanford University, 2005
B.A., Economics, Harvard University, 2001
International Baccalaureate Diploma, Spanish

Regional and Thematic Interests

Business and Economics

Research Interests

Impact of international migration on family members remaining in the home country with emphasis on migration between Mexico and the United States; health and education effects of migration; existence and measurement of poverty traps and income mobility in developing countries; distribution of responsibility for elderly care among siblings; intergenerational persistence in income and education levels; peer effects; intrahousehold resource allocation


Francisca Antman, PhD, Stanford University, 2007, is an assistant professor with research interests in international migration and human capital investments, income inequality, poverty traps, adult children’s care for elderly parents, and the economic mobility of individuals and families over time and generations, and the allocation of resources within households. Her current work focuses on the impact of migration on the health and education outcomes for children and parents of migrants remaining in Mexico.