Prior to joining the Economics faculty at Arkansas State University—CQ, Nadyra Rodriguez was a Professor at the Autonomous University of Queretaro, where she completed her Ph.D. in 2018. She has been an academic since 2012; she has participated in various research projects since 2010, some of which were developed in collaboration with researchers from different universities in Mexico as a request by the public sector. These projects include topics such as social programs evaluation, natural resources and welfare, tourism and development, technological higher education, intergenerational mobility, and common good as a measure of quality in education. 


She has published several research papers in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and she has presented her work at national and international conferences 


Besides her academic life, she enjoys writing poetic prose, playing volleyball, roller skating, and dancing lindy hop (swing music).


  • Ph.D., Economics and Managerial Sciences, specialized in Economic Studies, Autonomous University of Queretaro 

  • M.Sc., Economics, University of Guanajuato 

  • B.Sc., International Trade, University of Celaya

Teaching specialties

Principles of Macroeconomics 

Principles of Microeconomics 

Development Economics

Research interests

Poverty, inequality, education, social mobility, applied econometrics


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