Emily Christi A. Cabegin obtained her M.A. in Demography and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of the Philippines. She stayed at IZA as a Visiting Researcher from November 2005 until September 2006. Previously she taught Economic Statistics, Health Economics and Demographic Economics at the De La Salle University-Manila. She is a recipient of the 2005/2006 Robert Solow Postdoctoral Fellowship granted by the Centre Cournot pour la Recherche en Economie.