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Teachers College, Columbia University
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Columbia University
Doctoral Student Profiles > Marisol Vazquez Cuevas

Marisol Vazquez Cuevas

TC Degree, Program & Specialization: PhD. Comparative and International Education - Economics and Education

Advisor: Regina Cortina


Previous graduate school education: MA Comparative and International Education – Economics and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University.

 

Research and scholarly interests: I am passionate about Education in general, but my main areas of interest in the education field are: economics of education; international development programs; education policy design; program evaluation; international and national evaluations of students academic performance, like PISA or SERCE; conditional cash transfer programs; inequality of access and quality of education; school effectiveness and education production functions; resource allocation; the role of international organizations in education. My geographic area of interest is Latin America, specially Mexico.

 

Recent Publications:

Heredia, B., Vázquez, M. (2008). El Impacto del Programa PISA de la OCDE: Un Balance Preliminar. [Impact of the PISA: A Preliminary Report]. Mexico D.F.: IFIE-OECD Mexico Center.

Secretaría de Gobernación. (2009). Informe ENCUP 2009 - Reporte de la Encuesta Nacional de Cultura Política y Prácticas Ciudadanas. [ENCUP 2009: Report of the National Survey on Political Culture and Citizen Practices]. Mexico D.F.: Secretaría de Gobernación.

Secretaría de Educación Pública. (2009). Competencias por el México que Queremos. Programa PISA (Libro para maestros y libro para alumnos). [Competencies for the Mexico we want to have. PISA Teachers and students textbook]. Mexico D.F.: Secretaría de Educación Pública. Print run: 2,000,000 books.

Cruz, S., Vázquez, M. (2007). “Los universitarios y sus universidades”. [The Universities and its undergraduate students]. Contrapunto. Mexico D.F.: CIDE. Dec 2007, Year 4, No. 6.

Vázquez, M. (2006). “Mintiendo se entiende la gente.” [People understand each other by lying]. Contrapunto, México D.F: CIDE. May 2006, Year 2, No. 4.

Vázquez, M. (2006). “El programa PISA y la educación en México: ¿Para qué educar?.” [The PISA and the education in México: Why education matters?]. Contrapunto, México D.F: CIDE. Dec 2006, Year 3, No. 5.


Awards/Grants: CONACyT Scholarship for Doctoral Studies in Teachers College, Columbia University (2012); Bicentenary International Scholarship for Master Studies in Comparative International Education from CONACyT (2010); Honorable Mention for BA Thesis: “The impact of the evaluation on education policy in Mexico” (2009); Grant from the French Government to study Poltical Science in the Institute d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) (2008); Grant to study at the International Summer Program of Education Policy and Economic Development, (2007).