Welcome to my website! I am a PhD graduate in Economics from Boston University. I am currently a senior lecturer at the School of Economics at The University of Sydney, an IZA Research Fellow, an ARC Life Course Centre Researcher in Human Capital and a Charles Perkins Centre Affiliate. If you want to know more about me, check these Q&A.
The Early Origins of Birth Order Differences in Children's Outcomes and Parental Behaviour, 2015. (w. Jee K. Lehmann and Ana. Nuevo-Chiquero). Early Career Researcher Award prize, AHES. R&R at the Journal of Human Resources.
Dynamic and Heterogeneous Effects of Sibling Death on Children's Outcomes (w. Jason Fletcher and Barbara Wolfe), 2016. Submitted.
No Pass, No Drive: Education and Allocation of Time (w. Rashmi Barua), 2014. Journal of Human Capital, 8 (4): 399-431.
Grandparents' Childcare and Female Labor Force Participation (w. Josefina Posadas), 2013. IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2 (14): 1-20.
In the Media
Grandparent's: Featured at the Huffington Post.
School of Economics, H04 Merewether Building, Sydney, 2008
E-mail: m.vidal-fdez at sydney.edu.au
Great simulations of CLT and Confidence Intervals: http://onlinestatbook.com/
Maths in movies: http://www.math.harvard.edu/~knill/mathmovies
Some videos seen in class:
Rain Man Qantas never crashed
My cousin Vinny
Polio and ice-cream
Announcement of the Sydney Olympics
Judo around the world:
NGO's runned by great people:
ANKAY (Education for disadvantaged teens in Peru)
BDMHDOW (Shelter for old women and free clinic in Guwahati, India)