Bonnie Palifka, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Economics

ITESM, Campus Monterrey


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Office hours:  Monday, 9:00-12:00, Tuesdays 4:00-6:00, or at other times by appointment only



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Dissertation abstract


Working Papers

Study Abroad and the Transition from School to Work for Mexican College Graduates

The Returns to a Foreign Education:  The Effects of Study Abroad on Earnings for Mexican College Graduates  


Self-sorting and the Persistence of Corruption      


Trade Liberalization and Bribes

Corruption and Entrepreneurship in Brazil      



Courses I have taught

Historia Económica

Economía Política Internacional


Forecasting (Maestría)

Principios de Microeconomía

Labor Economics (old version)

Labor Economics (new version)

Economía de la Corrupción

Principios de Macroeconomía

Corrupción:  Teoría y Realidades (Maestría)


Fun and Useful Stuff

Para ser un buen economista




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