Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford GSB
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.
Recent Publications and Working Papers
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/
Stay in the Game: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Sports and Life Skills Program for Vulnerable Youth in Liberia
with Lori Beaman, Sylvan Herskowitz, and Jeremy Magruder - Working Paper; Trial Registry
Conditionally Accepted, Economic Development and Cultural Change
A large-scale evaluation of a youth sports program in Liberia.