Orlando J. Sotomayor

Education

Ph.D. Economics

Cornell University, 1994

Selected publications

“Can the Minimum Wage Reduce Poverty and Inequality in the Developing World?
World Development, 2020.

Growth with redistribution: Did Brazil show the way?, Journal of Economic Inequality, 2019

“Fetal origins of diabetes and ill health: Evidence from Puerto Rico’s 1928 and 1932 Hurricanes,”
Economics and Human Biology, July 2013.

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Unpublished Manuscripts

Can the minimum wage reduce poverty and inequality in the developing world?  Evidence from Brazil, 1995-2015

Minimum wages, public transfers, and development in Puerto Rico

The pathways from medical insurance to health: Evidence from Medicare

Interests

Trekking

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Soto-mayor

Telephone: 1-787-832-4040 x. 2681

E-mail: orlando.sotomayor@upr.edu