Dr Patricia Espinoza

Quantitative Research Officer, Young Lives

Patricia's research focusses on inequality, poverty, and on the relationship between social stratification, mobility, and ethnicity.

She has a DPhil in International Development and an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Oxford and a BA in Economics from the Bolivian Catholic University in La Paz.

Before joining Young Lives, Patricia worked as a Research Assistant at the Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity (CRISE) at Oxford, and as a Junior Researcher at the Human Development Office of the United National Development Programme in Bolivia.

Research interests:

Inequality, social mobility, social stratification, labour markets, ethnicity, and emerging middle classes