Daniela is in the joint degree program in Sociology and Social Policy, with a concentration in demography. She is interested in family demography, gender inequality, education, and quantitative methods. Her current projects examine how specific social policies affect household and gender dynamics, the implications of educational expansion for marriage markets, and the application of regularization methods for selecting log-linear models. Daniela’s work has been published in Population Research and Policy Review and the International Journal of Educational Development, among other outlets.
Before joining Princeton, she was a researcher at Universidad Diego Portales in Chile studying the effects of school choice and accountability policies in Chile and Brazil. Daniela has an M.A in Applied Quantitative Research from NYU and a B.A in Sociology from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.