Carla Canelas Tobar

Carla Canelas Tobar

Assistant Professor

  • Department: Economics
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Carla Canelas joined AUP as an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Fall 2017. Previously, she was a Research Fellow at the Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne, the University of Sussex, and the United Nations University-World Institute for Development Economics Research, which she joined after completing her PhD at the Paris School of Economics and the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Her primary research interest are in development and labour economics. Her research focuses on human capital, group-based inequalities, and social protection.


Poverty and Informality in Ecuador Small Business Economics. Forthcoming.

Are Time and Money Equally Substitutable for All Commodity Groups in the Household’s Domestic Production? (with François Gardes, Philip Merrigan, and Silvia Salazar) Review of Economics of the Household, 2018

Horizontal Inequality and Data Challenges (with Rachel Gisselquist) Social Indicators Research, 2018 

Human Capital, Labour Market Outcomes, and Horizontal Inequality in Guatemala (with Rachel Gisselquist) Oxford Development Studies, 2018 

Gender and Ethnic Inequalities in LAC Countries (with Silvia Salazar) IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2014, 3:18