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Izabel Fonseca

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PhD in Social Sciences, Humanities, and Interdisciplinary Policy Studies in Education (SHIPS) - Economics of Education

Izabel has a Bachelor's degree in Social Communication, from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais; a Master in Sociology, from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; and a Master in International Educational Administration and Policy Analysis, from Stanford Graduate School of Education. Her research investigates the causes, patterns, trends, and consequences of social and educational inequality. In particular, she studies  socioeconomic disparities in access to quality schooling and in academic achievement in k-12 schools. In addition, she studies factors associated with the transition from colleges to the labor market.