Manuela Puente-Beccar, Ph. D.

Senior Research Fellow

Research Focus

I am interested in health economics, in particular health behaviors, and in development. In my research I use different methods depending on the data available and the specific research question, from reduced form analysis to structural models as well as experimental methods.

You can find more information in my personal website.

Academic Career

  • 2022 – present: senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn – Germany
  • 2017 – 2022: Ph.D. in Economics, Bocconi University, Milan – Italy
  • 2013 – 2014: Msc. in Econometrics, University of Amsterdam – The Netherlands
  • 2009 –  2012: Bsc. in Economics, Universidad Privada Boliviana, Cochabamba –  Bolivia


Can Youth Empowerment Programs Reduce Violence against Girls during the COVID-19 Pandemic? with S. Gulesci and D. Ubfal, (2021), Journal of Development Economics, 153,102716


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