Jorge Cuartas is a Ph.D. student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, a member of the SEED lab, graduate student affiliate at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Science and Innovation Fellow at the Center on the Developing Child (2020-2021), Knowledge Fellow at the Early Childhood Action Network (ECDAN; 2020-2021) and co-director of Apapacho. His research focuses on the analysis of disparities in early childhood development and parenting in global contexts, the effects of corporal punishment on children's neural, cognitive, and socioemotional development, and the development and implementation of novel quantitative methods to answer pressing questions in developmental science and inform prevention efforts and policy. He holds an Ed.M in Human Development & Psychology from Harvard University, M.Sc. in Economics from Universidad de los Andes and a B.Sc in Economics from Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano.
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- Corporal punishment and early childhood development in 49 low- and middle-income countries
- The effect of maternal education on parenting and early childhood development: An instrumental variables approach
- Validation of motor, cognitive, language, and socio-emotional subscales using the Caregiver Reported Early Development Instruments: An application of multidimensional item factor analysis