Research and Writing

 Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Economic Poverty: Exploring a Relational Perspective", The Hidden Faces of Poverty: An Integrated Look at Vulnerability, V International Congress on Poverty, Institute of Family Science, Universidad Austral, 2019.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Diminishing Economic Poverty: Evidence from an RTC Integral Economic Development Intervention in Mixco, Guatemala", The Hidden Faces of Poverty: An Integrated Look at Vulnerability, V International Congress on Poverty, Institute of Family Science, Universidad Austral, 2019.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia and Martha Cruz Zuniga, “Increasing Efficiency of Outcomes through Cooperation and Initiative: An Integral Approach to Randomized Field Experiments”, in Dignity and Development, Paolo Carozza (ed.), University of Notre Dame Press, 2019.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, Impact Evaluation of Flexible Educational Models: CENCAs, Guatemala, IEDP Report #19, Department of Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2019.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “Inequality and Growth: Exploring a Relational Dimension”, in Poverty, Inequality, and Injustice, Daniela Ortiz and Martin Schlag (eds.), Springer, 2018.

Aguirre, Sophia Maria and Martha Cruz Zuniga, “Improving Reproductive Health through Participatory Incentives: Evidence from a Randomized Field Staged Experiment in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala”, The Natural Family, 31:3, 2018.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Impact Evaluation of Flexible Educational Models: CENCAs: Baseline Report, Guatemala", IEDP Report #18, Department of Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2018.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, Allyssa Aclan, Ashwaq Alsuhail, and Nouf Altuwaijri, “Impact Evaluation of Maternal Health Services of Holy Family Hospital and Palestine Red Crescent Society Specialized Hospital, Palestine”, IED Report #17, Department of Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2018.

Aguirre, Sophia Maria, Christian Domaas, Hassane Zehar, and Betel Wagnew Ayalneh, "Impact Evaluation Improving Management of Land and Water Resources in Agriculture to Ensure Food Security in Palestinian Territories, First Three Years Evidence", IED Report #16, Department of Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2018.

Aguirre, Sophia Maria and Estefania Cohn, "Introducing Intel Learning Solution in Primary and Seconday Schools in Rwanda: A Policy Design", IED Report #15, Department of Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2017.

Aguirre, Sophia Maria, "Virtue Ethics and Global Development", in Handbook on Virtue Ethics and Globalization, Martin Schalg (ed), Springer, 2017.

Aguirre, Sophia Maria, Andrea Vazquez and Sissy Helguero, "Impact Evaluation of the Introduction of Intel Learning Solutions/KUAA in Fifthe and Sixth High School Grades in Bolivia", IED Report #14, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2017.

Aguirre, Sophia Maria, "Value for Money and International Development: A Constructive Contribution", eValuation Matters Magazine, 4th quarter, Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) at the African Development Bank, 2016.

Aguirre, Sophia Maria, "The Work of the Home as a Field of Research in Sociology", Home Renaissance Foundation Working Papers, #40, 2016.

Aguirre, Sophia Maria, Jonathan Harris, Andrea Vazquez and Lylian Peraza, "Impact Evaluation of the Introduction of Intel Learning Solutions /KUAA in 5th and 6th High School Grades in Bolivia: Preliminary Results", IED Report #11, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2016.

Aguirre, Sophia Maria, Lauren Harper, and Samantha Hawkins, “Family Structure’s Effects on Social Capital and Human Capital in Guatemala”, in Family and Sustainable Development, Montserrat Gas and Aixendri Rita Cavalloti (ed), Thomson Reuters, 2015.

Aguirre, Sophia Maria, Estefania Cohn and Marc Rugani, "An Impact Evaluation of The Red Nacional de Grupos Gestores in Guatemala: An Integral Approach", IED Report #7, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2015.

Aguirre, Sophia Maria and Andrea Vazquez, "An Impact Evaluation of APIB Cooperatives in Guatemala: An Integral Approach", IED Report #6, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2015.

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Other Presentations and Interviews

Presented paper, “Diminishing Poverty in Central America: A Relational Inquiry”, Women Leadership Forum, Guatemala, June 2017.

Presented paper, “Inequality, Poverty, and Growth: An Integral Economic Approach”, Catholic Women Forum, Washington D.C., March 2017.

Presented paper, “Improving Savings through Companionship: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment with an Integral Approach in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala”, Southern Economic Association Conference, Washington D.C., November, 2016.

Presented paper, “Suicidio Demográfico: El Impacto en la Sociedad y en el Desarrollo de un País”, Congreso Internacional de la Familia, Guatemala November 2016.

Presented paper, “Driving Africa’s Transformation: A Participatory Path Proposal”, Key Note Speaker, AfDB Development Evaluation Week 2016, November 2016.

Presented paper, “Impact Evaluation: An Integral Approach”, Key Note Speaker, AfDB Development Evaluation Workshop, November 2016.

Presented paper, “Inequality and Growth: Exploring a Relational Dimension”, Fifth Colloquium on Christian Humanism in Society and Business: Poverty, Injustice, and Inequality, Berlin, October 2016.

Presented, “Higher Education and Diplomacy in Action”, at Conference in Public Diplomacy and Higher Education, CSIS, March 2016.

Presented paper, “Achieving Sustainable Development, An Integral Approach to an Economic Perspective”, Conference on Human Dignity, Kellogg Institute, Notre Dame University, October 2015.

Presented paper, “Providing Incentives through Participation: A Randomized Stage Field Experiments”, BID, February 2015.

Presented paper, “El Impacto de la Familia en la Economía: Una Propuesta para El Desarrollo Sostenible”, Sustainable Development, CEFIN, Bolivia, July 2015.

Presented paper, “Our Core Needs: The Work of the Home and Its Economic impact”, Our Core Need and The Status of the Research, Universidad de Santa Croce, March 2015.