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Name Email Research Interests
Andre Assumpcao

Political Economy; International Development; Empirical Legal Studies; and Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE).

Dillan Bono-Lunn

Labor Economics, Public Economics, Labor and Social Policies, Applied Econometrics and Research Design, Program Evaluation


Marlous De Milliano

Early childhood development, Human capital, Social capital, Poverty alleviation, Program evaluation, Development economics, Mixed-methods



Name Email Research Interests
Averi Chakrabarti 

Development economics, Program evaluation, Global health, Poverty alleviation, Gender.

Ghazal Dezfuli  

Civil Conflicts, Fragile States, Political Institutions, Security and Development, Quantitative Methods


Name Email Research Interests
Garima Bhalla

Development Policy, Poverty Reduction, Food Insecurity, Well-being, Applied Microeconomics, Research Methods, Impact Evaluation, Political Economy of Development, Normative issues in Development.

Paul Brodish Inequality and Health, Social/Structural Determinants of Health (aka “Health in all Policies”), Political Economy of Health, Development Policy, Poverty/Inequality and Social Policy
Carolyn Huang Poverty and Social Policy, Maternal and Child Health, Development Economics, Human Capital Development, Program Evaluation
Evan Johnson Environmental decision making, Household and Business-level Energy Behavior, Voluntary Environmental Policy, Energy Innovation Policy, Applied Econometrics, Research Design, Program Evaluation.
Kelly Kilburn Social and Economic Development Policy, Poverty and Human Resources, Applied Econometrics and Research Design, Impact Evaluation
Yuna Kim Health Economics and Policy; Public Health Policy; Political Institutions and the Policy Process; Social Welfare Policy; Program Evaluation; Research Methods; Substance Use and Mental Health Policy.
Danny Smith Applied econometrics and Research Design, Program Evaluation, Innovation and New Technology, and Policy Analysis.


Name Email Research Interests Initial Placements
Ashley Chaifetz Domestic Food and Agricultural Policy, Regulatory Policy, Poverty and Social Policy U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Alexandra Graddy-Reed Public Economics, Philanthropy and Nonprofits, Medical Research and Development Policy University of Southern California, Price School of Public Policy
Lauren Lanahan Innovation, Entrepreneurship, R&D, Economic Development, Applied Econometrics and Research Design, Program Evaluation University of Oregon, Lundquist College of Business
Kathleen Lawlor Development Effectiveness, Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation  Policy, REDD+ and Sustainable Landscape Initiatives University of North Carolina at Asheville, Department of Economics