My research interests are in development economics applied to intra-household decision-making, behavioral economics, and applied econometrics. Learn more about my research here.
BS, MS Universidad de las Americas, Puebla 2003, 2006.
PhD The Ohio State University 2011
Econometrics, microeconomics, development economics, intra-household economics
Intra-household decision-making, development economics, behavioral economics, econometrics
Castilla, Carolina and Thomas Walker. (Forthcoming). "Is Ignorance Bliss? Gender Differences on the Effect of Asymmetric Information on Intra-Household Allocation." American Economic Review (P&P), May, 2013.
Castilla, Carolina (with Tim Haab). 2012. Limited Attention to Search Costs in the Gasoline Retail Market: Evidence from a Choice Experiment on Consumer Willingness to Search. (forthcoming, American Journal of Agricultural Economics)
Castilla, Carolina. 2012. “Subjective Well-being and Reference Dependence: Insights from Mexico.” Journal of Economic Inequality.
Castilla, Carolina. (forthcoming). "Subjective Wellbeing and Reference Groups." Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research. (Editor-reviewed article).
Rojas, Mariano and Castilla, Carolina. 2010. "Crisis Bancarias y comportamiento Estralegico: Un enfoque a nivel banco." Administracion de Riesgos.
Castilla, Carolina. 2011 “Ties that Bind: The Kin System as a Mechanism of Income-Hiding between Spouses in Rural Ghana.”(revise and resubmit, Review of Income and Wealth)
Castilla, Carolina. 2012. (with Thomas Walker) “Gender Roles and Intra-Household Allocation: Field Experiment on Differences in Income Concealing across Spouses in Rural Ghana”
Castilla, Carolina. 2010 “Intra-Household Decision-Making under Incomplete Information: Modeling Income Hiding between Spouses.” (under review)
Castilla, Carolina (with Timothy Haab). 2010. “Asymmetric Search and Loss Aversion: Choice Experiment on Consumer Willingness to Search in the Gasoline Retail Market.” (under review)
Castilla, Carolina. 2008. “Heteroskedasticity in Fixed-Effects One-way Error Component Models: Evaluating the Performance of Standard Tests ” (under review)
- Outstanding Dissertation Award, AEDE Department, The Ohio State University 2012
- DeVries Memorial Fund Award 2010
- Edward J. Ray Travel Award 2010
- Honorable Mention to a Research Manuscript by a Second-Year PhD Student, 2008.
- Summer Research Apprenticeship Funding, Colgate University (PI) June, 2012 – August, 2012
- Major Grant, Colgate University (PI) June, 2012 – June, 2013
- Alumni Grant for Graduate Research and Scholarship. (PI) July, 2010 – July, 2011