Jorge Cuartas is a PhD student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, member of the SEED lab, and graduate student affiliate at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science. His research focuses on the analysis of human development and parenting in contexts of adversity, the effects of physical punishment on children's developmental trajectories, and policy and program evaluation in low- and- middle income countries.
Jorge is also co-founder and co-director of Apapacho, a non-profit organization aimed at fostering positive parental practices and contributing to peace building in Colombia. He holds a M.Sc. in Economics from Universidad de los Andes and a B.Sc in Economic from Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano.
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- The invisible wounds of five decades of armed conflict: inequalities in mental health and their determinants in Colombia
- Early childhood exposure to non-violent discipline and physical and psychological aggression in low- and middle-income countries: National, regional, and global prevalence estimates
- Civil conflict, domestic violence, and poverty as predictors of corporal punishment in Colombia