Agustina Paglayan

Assistant Professor

Agustina Paglayan is an assistant professor at the School and holds a joint appointment with the Department of Political Science at UC San Diego. She is also a non-resident fellow at the Center for Global Development and a faculty affiliate with the Policy Design and Evaluation Lab (PDEL)

Her research seeks to explain why some politicians but not others adopt public policies conducive to economic development, with a special focus on the political economy of education and human capital, given the importance of education for individual learning, poverty reduction, and economic growth.

For more information, please visit Agustina Paglayan’s personal site

Education and CV

Ph.D., Political Science, Stanford University, 2017
M.A., Education Policy, Stanford University, 2015
MPP, Public Policy, Georgetown University, 2008
Licenciatura en Economía, Universidad de San Andrés (Argentina), 2003

GPS Spotlight

Education and human capital redefined
Sept. 28, 2018 | Meet GPS’s new assistant professor, Agustina Paglayan, who works to improve the quality and equity of education systems, in both developing and developed countries alike

Agustina Paglayan