Silvia Robles

Researcher at Mathematica

Silvia Robles is an economist and researcher at Mathematica. Prior to joining Mathematica in August 2019 Silvia worked at the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, both as a postdoctoral fellow, and as an affiliate of Poverty Solutions. She earned her PhD in economics in 2016 from Harvard University. Her previous research has focused on underserved populations in education, including low-income and minority students. Specifically, she has studied outreach models to encourage the transition from high school to selective universities and STEM careers, as well as the impact of oversubscribed courses in community colleges, and the effectiveness of for-profit charter schools.