Position: Ph.D. Student, School of Information, University of California - Berkeley
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org (for encrypted communication: public key)
My research focuses on the intersection of development economics, social network analysis, and the use of new methods of data collection in these, as well as other, domains. I have 10 years of experience conducting randomized evaluations and primary data collection in developing countries.
Do Job Networks Disadvantage Women?
Evidence from a Recruitment Experiment in Malawi
with Lori Beaman and Jeremy Magruder - Paper
Journal of Labor Economics, vol. 36, no. 1 (January 2018), 121-157.
A field experiment in Malawi which finds that highly skilled women are systematically disadvantaged by referral-based hiring.
The Price is Right? Statistical evaluation of a crowd-sourced market information system in Liberia.
with Joshua E. Blumenstock - Conference Paper
The 5th Annual ACM Symposium on Computing for Development (DEV ’15), London, U.K.
Conference site: http://dev6.acmdev.org/
Evaluating the Impact of Psychosocial Support and Cash for Work:
Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Liberia
with Lori Beaman, Sylvan Herskowitz, and Jeremy Magruder - Trial Registry
A large-scale evaluation of a youth support and training program in Liberia.