Rocio Ribero, Ph. D.
Rocio Ribero is an applied microeconomist with specializations in labor economics and industrial organization and project specialist at the USC School of Pharmacy. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in labor economics at the Economic Growth Center at Yale University and a Ph.D. in economics at New York University. She also holds a M.A. in economics from Universidad de los Andes and a B.S. in mathematics from Universidad Javeriana, both in Bogotá, Colombia. She has research on several applied microeconomics and economic development issues including the economics of divorce, the economic effects of health, poverty, child labor, domestic violence and gender inequalities.
Her current research focuses on the measurable benefits of integrating clinical pharmacy care into safety net clinics. Prior to joining the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, she was a professor of economics at Universidad de los Andes, and worked in litigation consulting in Los Angeles. She has ample experience teaching applied economics and statistics in the online environment.