Francisca Antman is an associate professor in the department of Economics at the University of Colorado, Boulder and faculty affiliate in the Population Program at the CU Population Center. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University in 2007, M.A. from Stanford in 2005, and B.A. from Harvard University in 2001. She is a development and labor economist with special interests in international migration and human capital investments as well as the allocation of resources within households and families. Other recent projects explore the construction of race and ethnic identity as well as economic development in historical perspective. Her research has been published in the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Human Resources, the Journal of Development Economics, the Journal of Population Economics, and Economic Development and Cultural Change. From 2012-2017, she served on the American Economic Association Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession.
She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2012.