Daniel Prudencio

Daniel Prudencio

Nonresident Scholar


Daniel Prudencio, Ph.D., is a nonresident scholar at the Center for the United States and Mexico and an assistant professor in economics at Tecnológico de Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico.

His research interests include the economics of education and the intersection of applied industrial organization and development economics. His education research focuses on the importance of socio-emotional skills in child development, the development of student educational choices and aspirations, and the impact of Compassion International — an international child sponsorship program — on educational outcomes.

Prudencio holds a B.A. and an M.A. in applied statistics from Tecnológico de Monterrey, as well a Ph.D. in economics from Rice University.

Contact him at daprudencio@tec.mx.