Publications

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, Lauren Harper, and Samantha Hawkins,  “Family Structure’s Effects on Social Capital and Human Capital in Guatemala”, in Family and Sustainable Development, Montserrat Gas and Aixendri Rita Cavalloti (ed), Thomson Reuters, 2015.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, Martha Cruz-Zuniga, Patricia Pintado, and Tien-Hao Lee, "An Impact Evaluation of Aprendamos Juntas in Guatemala: An Integral Approach",  IED Report #5, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2014.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, " Socio-Economic Impact of the Work of the Home", in Care Professionsand Globalization, Ana Marta González and Craig Iffland (eds), Pelgrave- MacMillan, 2014.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, Martha Cruz-Zuniga, and Papakosta, Eleni, "An Impact Evaluation of Enlace Guatemala: An Integral Approach",  IED Report #2, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2013.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia and Reza Saidi, Family Structure and Wealth in the Muslim World, Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development, Dubai, 2013.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “La Familia: Motor del Desarrollo Económico”, in Hacia la Responsabilidad Familiar Corporativa, Guia de Buenas Practicas, Centro Standard Bank CONFYE del IAE Business School, 2013.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia and Martha Cruz-Zuniga, "The Impact of Remittance on Economic Growth: Fixed and Human Capital." FADEP (Familia, Desarrollo, Población), June 2010. 

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “Requirements of the Family that Forms:  Some Economic Considerations”, Familia et Vita, Vatican: Pontificio Consiglio per las Famiglia, 2009.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “The Feminine Vocation and the Economy”, Ave Maria Law Journal, 8:1, 2009.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “Family and Economic Development”, La Familia Ante las Crisis del Mundo Contemporáneo, Proceedings of IV Congreso Internacional de la Familia, Bogota: Universidad de la Sabana Press, 2008.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “Family, Economics, and Sustainable Development”, The Family, Paradigm of Social Change, Proceedings of Conference Family and Society, Barcelona: International University of Cataluny Press, 2008.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, Determinants of Economic Growth:  The Case of Guatemala, Guatemala: FADEP, 2007.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “Family and Economics”, in Michael L. Coulter, Krason, Stephen, Richard S. Myers, and Joseph A. Varacalli (ed), Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy, Scarecrow Press, 2007.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “Comidas Familiares, Dietas, y Distribución de Alimentos: Plantando las Semillas del Crecimiento Económico”, Dirección en la Industria de la Hospitalidad, 11:1, 2007.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “Marriage and the Family in Economic Theory and Policy”, Ave Maria Law Journal, 4:2, 2006.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “Working Mothers’ Contributions to Family Income: Proportions and Effects”, Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy, 20:2, 2006.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “The Family and Economic Development: Socioeconomic Relevance and Policy Design”, in The Family in the New Millennium, ed. Scott Love and Thomas Holman, London: Praeger Perspectives, 2006.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “Socioeconomic Implications of the Family”, Legatus Magazine, February 2005.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “The Relevance of the Family for Economic Development”, Women and Development, proceedings of Conference in Migration, Microfinancing, and Education: The Role of Women in the Arab World, September 2004.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “The Family and Economic Development”, Legatus Magazine, December, 2004.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia and Ann Wolfgram, "United Nations Policy and the Family: Redefining the Ties that Bind", Journal of Public Law, Winter Issue, 20:2, 2002.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia and Ann Wolfgram, "Human Rights and the Family within United Nation’s Policy", Veritas, 34:1, 2001.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia and Ann Wolfgram, "United Nations's Policy and the Family in the Context of Population Control", Veritas, 34:1, 2001.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Family, Economics, and the Information Society. How are They Affecting each Other?", International Journal of Social Economics, 28:3, 2001.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “Family:  The Family Strikes Back”, News Weekly, Issue 26, 26 February, 2000.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Working Mothers and the Supervision of Their Children: A Value Chain Approach to Schooling", Logistics Information Management, 11:1, 1998. 

 

Research Presentations (Selected presentations)

Aguirre Maria Sophia, "Driving Africa’s Transformation: A Participatory Path Proposal", AfDB Development Evaluation Week, November 2016. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Inequality and growth: Exploring a Relational Dimension", Christian Humanism Challenged by Poverty, Inequality, Injustice, Berlin, November 2016. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Achieving Sustainable Development: An Integral Approach to Economic Perspective", Kellogg Institute, University of Notre Dame, October 2015.

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "The Impact of the Family on the Economy: A New Approach to Achieve Countries' Development", OAS, October 2014. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia"Sustainable Development A Long Term Process", Barcelona, España, UIC, September, 2014. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Where to Look for Growth? Institutional, Human Capital and Technology Opportunities", IPADE, Mexico, May 2014. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Where is the Zip Code of the Future?"IPADE, Mexico, May 2014. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia"The Feminine Vocation and The Economy" Conference Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of MULIERIS DIGNITATIS, Washington, DC, 2008. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia"Family Population and Sustainable Development" , International Congress on Family and Society, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC), 2008. PPT

Aguirre,Maria Sophia"Global Warming and Demographic Aging its Effects on Global Prosperity", IV Congreso Internacional de la Familia, Universidad de la Sabana, Bogotá, Colombia, 2008. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Business Family and Human Capital Harvesting the Seeds of Economic Growth" , Nov 2007, Chicago, WOV. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia"Family Dining Diet and Food Distribution, Planting the Seeds of Economic Growth", Second Cross-Culture Dialogue of Family Harmony and Youth Growth, Beijing University, Beijing, May, 2007. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Determinants of Economic Growth The Case of Guatemala", FADEP, Guatemala , 2007. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia"Family Structure Wealth and Economic Growth", World Congress of Families IV, Warsaw, Poland,  2007. PPT

Aguirre, Sophia Maria,"The Family and Economic Development: Socioeconomic Relevance and Policy Design"Institut Catolique de Madagascar , Antananarivo, Madagascar, 2007. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia"Creating Effective and Sustainable Links Addressing the Health and Social Needs in Developing Countries", Argentina, Uruguay, MERCOSUR, 2006. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia"Effective Measures Against Poverty", III World Conference on Families, Mexico City, Mexico, 2004. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia"Sustainable Development Why the Focus on Population", University Virginia, Virginia , USA, 2004. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia"The Family and Economic Development", Family as Foundation for Social and Economic Development, Focus on the Family, 2004. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia"The Family Human Capital Implications and Real Sustainable Economic Growth", 10th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family, High Level Seminar on the Family, New York City, 2003. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia"The Family Human Capital Implications and It`s Cost to Society",World Congress of Families,  New York City, USA, 2002. PPT  

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Does the Family Have a Place in Habitat", International Conference: “Urbanizing World and UN Human Habitat II”, Columbia University, New York, 2001. PPT

ESPAÑOL

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "El Impacto del la Familia en la Economía: Una Propuesta para Lograr un Desarrollo Sostenible"CEFIM, July 29, 2015 PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "El Impacto del la Familia en la Economía: Una Propuesta para Lograr un Desarrollo Sostenible"Universidad de Los Andes, April 9, 2015 PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Guatemala" May 2009 PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Requisitos de la Familia que Forma Algunas Consideraciones Económicas",  VI World Meeting of Families Mexico, January 14-18, 2009 PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, “Crecimineto Economico y Estructura Familiar”, Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago de Chile, August 21, 2008. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia"Determinantes del Crecimiento Económico Población y Familia El Caso de Guatemala", FADEP, Guatemala, Guatemala, 2007. PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Alcances Socioeconómicos de la Perspectiva del Género" PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Países en Vías de Desarrollo en una Economía Global Creciente Mercados Financieros Privatización y Políticas de Integración versus Protección." PPT

Aguirre,Maria Sophia"Desarrollo Sostenido Porqué el Énfasis en Población , 2002 PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "La Mujer: Clave para el Desarrollo - El Caso de Centro America" PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "La Familia: Clave para el Desarrollo" Fundacion Banco de Boston, Argentina,2001  PPT

Aguirre, Maria Sophia, "Un Modelo de Sociedad Elegido por Nosotros o Impuesto", Biblioteca Popular de San Isidro Buenos Aires,  Argentina,2001. PPT