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Silvia Castro

Silvia Castro


Ph.D. Student


Seminar für Organisationsökonomik
Giselastraße 10
1st floor, room 116
80539 München

Room: 116
Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 9726

Office hours:
by appointment

Further Information

Areas of interest

I am an applied microeconomist interested in using field experiments to answer questions in the areas of Organizational and Development Economics

Work in progress

Breaking the Silence - Group Discussions, Social Pressure, and the Adoption of Health Technologies (joint with Clarissa Mang)

Social Norms and Misinformation: Experimental Evidence on Learning about Menstrual Health Management in Rural Bangladesh (joint with Kristina Czura).

Fostering Psychological Safety in Teams: Evidence from an RCT (joint with Florian Englmaier and Maria Guadalupe)


2019-present: Ph.D. student in Economics, Munich Graduate School of Economics at LMU Munich, Germany
March-May 2022: Visiting researcher at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States of America.             2017-2019: Master’s in quantitative economics, LMU Munich, Germany
2012-2013. Study abroad year, CSULB, Los Angeles, USA
2009-2015: Double bachelor's degree with Honors in law and economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain