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Full time research assistant needed

I am looking for a full time graduate research assistant to work on a NSF funded project on human-computer interactions and economics. The tasks will include literature search and summary, help with running the project experiments, data management, statistical / … Continue reading

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CSDE seminar on 6 April

I will be presenting Shamma Alam and my work on shocks and timing of fertility in Tanzania tomorrow (Friday 6 April) at the CSDE seminar series. There is no finished paper yet, but the abstract is below. Income Shocks, Contraceptive … Continue reading

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Ethiopia family planning paper selected for World Bank research group monthly research highlights for October

My paper on family planning programs in Ethiopia, joint with Kathleen Beegle and Luc Christiaesen, was selected for the October Development Research Group Monthly Research Highlight. The paper is World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5812 and you can … Continue reading

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Literacy paper out in Economic Development and Cultural Change

Niels-Hugo Blunch and my paper, “Literacy, Skills, and Welfare: Effects of Participation in Adult Literacy Programs,” is out in this issue of EDCC, vol 60(1): 17-66. You can find the published version on JSTOR, at http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/661219. It is rather long, … Continue reading

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