Daniela Vidart

Ph.D. Candidate – Department of Economics

Office: Sequoyah Hall #225


Advisor: David Lagakos

Department of Economics
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive # 0508
La Jolla, CA 92093-0508

Thank you for visiting my website! I am a fifth year graduate student at UCSD. I study development questions through the lens of macroeconomic theory. I am particularly interested in how households and firms respond to technological change and economic growth.

Degrees and Honors

  • Ph.D., Economics, UC San Diego, 2020 (expected)
  • M.A., Economics, UC San Diego, 2016
  • B.A., Economics (First in Class), Universidad del Rosario (Bogota, Colombia), 2014
  • Teaching Assistant Excellence Award, 2018
  • International Center Scholarship, 2016, 2018
  • Graduate Student Research Fellowship, 2015, 2016, 2017


  • Macroeconomics
  • Development