Agustina Paglayan receives the Graduate Public Service Fellowship

September 20, 2012

Congratulations to Agustina Paglayan for receiving the Graduate Public Service Fellowship. Agustina is a doctoral student at Stanford University, where she is pursuing a self-designed program in the Political Economy of Education, a master’s degree in Political Science, and the Stanford Interdisciplinary Doctoral Training Program in Quantitative Education Policy Analysis. Agustina studies how governance and political economy issues affect which education policies are adopted and whether they succeed in improving the quality of education systems. Prior to Stanford, Agustina worked at the World Bank, conducting cross-national research on K-12 education quality assurance reforms, teacher policies, and the political economy of education; consulted for the Inter-American Development Bank and Alexandria City Public Schools; and in Argentina, her home country, was in charge of labor market analysis at a major local macroeconomics consulting firm. Agustina graduated magna cum laude in Economics from Universidad de San Andres in Argentina, and holds an MPP degree from Georgetown University.