Marie   T.  Mora

Professor  

Office: ECOBE 216C
Phone: (956) 665-7913
Email: marie.mora@utrgv.edu

Dr. Marie T. Mora





Selected Publications


  • William Darity, Darrick Hamilton, Gregory Price, Alberto Davila, and Marie Mora. "Stratification Economics: A General Theory of Intergroup Inequality," The Hidden Rules of Race: Barriers to an Inclusive Economy. New York: Cambridge University Press, August 2017: 35-51.

  • Alberto Davila and Marie Mora. "LEP Language Disability, Immigration Reform, and English Language Acquisition," American Economic Review P&P 106, no. 5 (May 2016).

  • Marie Mora, Alberto Davila, and James Boudreau. "Social Networks and Black-White Differentials in Public Employment Agency Usage among Mature Job Seekers," Annals of Regional Science (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2016).

  • Marie Mora. "The Growing Importance of Educational Attainment and Retirement Security of Mexican-Origin Adults in the U.S. and Mexico," The Aging and Latinization of the United States. New York, NY: Springer, 2015.

  • Havidán Rodríguez, Alberto Davila, and Marie Mora. "Island-to-Mainland Migration, Geographic Dispersion, and the Socioeconomic Outcomes of Island-Born and Mainland-Born Puerto Ricans between 2006 and 2011," Puerto Ricans in New Destinations. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2014.

  • Marie Mora and Alberto Davila. "Gender and Business Outcomes of Black and Hispanic New Entrepreneurs in the U.S.," American Economic Review P&P (May 2014).

  • Marie Mora and Alberto Davila. "An Overview of Hispanic Economic Outcomes in the First Decade of the 2000s," The Economic Status of the Hispanic Population: Selected Essays. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2013.

  • Alberto Davila and Marie Mora. "Lessons Learned and Issues Raised about Hispanic Economic Outcomes," The Economic Status of the Hispanic Population: Selected Essays. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2013.

  • Marie Mora and Alberto Davila. ed. The Economic Status of the Hispanic Population: Selected Essays. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2013.

  • Alberto Davila and Marie Mora. Hispanic Entrepreneurs in the 2000s: An Economic Profile and Policy Implications. Stanford University Press, 2013.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Marie Mora. Economics Mentoring Program, National Science Foundation, $492,484.00 (September 2014 - August 2017)

  • Marie Mora. Science of Broadening Participation: Stratification in Academic Career Trajectories, National Science Foundation , $391,270.00 (September 2014 - August 2017)

  • Marie Mora. Curriculum Assessment for Successful Student Outcomes, U.S. Department of Education, $1,300,000.00 (October 2007 - September 2012)



Selected Presentations


  • Marie Mora, Alberto Davila, and Havidán Rodríguez. "Puerto Rico’s Economic, Financial, and Unfolding Humanitarian Crises: La Crisis Boricua," Freedom & Justice Annual conference, NEA and ASHE, New York City (August 2017)

  • Marie Mora. "Puerto Rico: One Hundred Years of “Progress” after the Jones Act," Western Economic Association International annual meetings, San Diego, CA (June 2017)

  • Alberto Davila, Marie Mora, and Havidán Rodríguez. "Education and Occupational Structures among Island-Born and Mainland-Born Puerto Ricans and Non-Hispanic Whites on the U.S. Mainland: 2006-2014," Allied Social Sciences Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL (January 2017)

  • Marie Mora, Alberto Davila, and Havidán Rodríguez. "Socioeconomic Outcomes of Recent Puerto Rican Migrants and Mexican Immigrants," Latina/o Studies Association Biennial Conference, , Pasadena, CA (July 2016)

  • Wanling Huang and Marie Mora. "How did the 2007-2009 great recession affect earnings along the U.S.-Mexico border?," 91th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, Western Economic Association International, Portland, Oregon, USA (June 2016)

  • Marie Mora. "Mentoring and Networking among Minority Ph.D. Students to Broaden Participation in the Profession," American Economic Association/Allied Social Science Association Annual Meetings, American Economic Association, San Francisco, CA (January 2016)

  • Marie Mora. "Connecting Communities to Regional Economic Opportunities," Las Colonias in the 21st Century: Progress along the Texas-Mexico Border, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, McAllen, TX (July 2015)

  • Marie Mora, Alberto Davila, and Havidán Rodríguez. "Self-Employment and Paid-Employment Outcomes of Hispanic Populations between 2006 and 2011," Southern Economic Association Annual Meetings, Atlanta, GA (November 2014)

  • Marie Mora, Alberto Davila, and Havidán Rodríguez. "Island-to-Mainland Migration, Geographic Dispersion, and the Socioeconomic Outcomes of Island-Born and Mainland-Born Puerto Ricans between 2006 and 2011," Western Economic Association International, Denver, CO (June 2014)

  • Marie Mora and Havidán Rodríguez. "Hispanic Student Success in Higher Education: Implications for the U.S. Workforce," The Academy and the U.S. Workforce: Partners in America's Prosperity,, American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, Costa Mesa, CA (March 2014)

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