Rocío Méndez Pineda

Rocío Méndez Pineda

Research Assistant

International Inequalities Institute

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Key Expertise
Inequalities, Labour Markets, Social mobility, Latin America, Europe

About me

Rocío Méndez Pineda is a Research Assistant at the International Inequalities Institute at the LSE and an MSc student in Social Research Methods at UCL. She holds a BA in Economics from the Escuela Superior en Economía y Negocios (ESEN) in El Salvador and an MA in Public Policy from the Universidad de Chile. In El Salvador, she worked as a Junior Researcher in Economics and Social Policy at the Salvadoran Foundation for Economic and Social Development (FUSADES). In Chile, she worked as a Researcher at the Universidad de Chile and the Universidad Diego Portales, where she also taught courses on Statistical Inference. In addition, Rocío has worked as a consultant for UNICEF and FAO on topics related to multidimensional child poverty and decent work. Her research focuses on inequalities, labour markets and social mobility, with applications to Latin America and Europe. Rocío has published in World Development.

Expertise Details

Inequalities; Labour Markets; Social mobility; Latin America; Europe