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 is currently serving as the Co-Director of the AEA Mentoring Program.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2012.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15861
forthcoming in: Journal of the European Economic Association
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15802
forthcoming in: Journal of Economic Perspectives
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15019
forthcoming in: Journal of Economic Literature
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14815
published in: Advancing Anti-racist Economic Research and Policy. Economic Policy Institute Perspectives and Resources on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy. June 2022.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14646
published in: Economic Inquiry, 2022, 60 (1), 373 - 391
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14144
published in: Journal of Demographic Economics, 2021, 87 (4), 537 - 560
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12952
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2020, 33(4): 1499-1522
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12615
shorter version published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2019, 101(4): 742
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11282
published in: Susan L. Averett, Laura M. Argys, and Saul D. Hoffman (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Women and the Economy, New York: Oxford University Press, p.731-747, 2018
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10144
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2017, 30(1): 339-73
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10062
published in: American Economic Review, 2016, 106 (5), 467-471
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8796
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2015, 28(3), 565-92
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8753
shorter version published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2015, 97(3), 710-13
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8231
published in: Applied Economics Letters, 2014 21(6), 560-563
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6640
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2012, 25 (4), 1187-1214
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6374
published in: A. F. Constant, K. F. Zimmermann (eds.), International Handbook on the Economics of Migration, Edward Elgar 2013, Cheltenham, UK, and Northampton, pp. 293-308