Estefania holds a PhD in Economics from UC Berkeley, USA. Her research studies the role of institutions, culture and language for economic development and gender inequality. She has published her research in the Journal of Development Economics, Review of Economics of the Household, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, among others. She has been visiting professor at UC Berkeley and is co-leader of the project Gender & Finance. Find out more at https://genderfinance.net.