Paula Lopez-Pena

Paula Lopez-Pena is a PhD student at the Department of Economics, University of Warwick. 

Content by Paula Lopez-Pena
  • Project

    Managing Shocks: Worker’s Well-being and Firm Productivity in the Bangladeshi Garment Sector

    We examine the interaction between worker well being and productivity in the ready-made garment sector in Bangladesh. A central characteristic of manufacturing in low-income countries is the need to adjust to continued and varied shocks. These shocks cause output to fall behind the production plan, leading to pressure to increase output and stress in factories. Individual...

    1 Jan 2014 | Christopher Woodruff, Rocco Macchiavello, Atonu Rabbani, Anik Ashraf, Paula Lopez-Pena