This is the thirteenth in this year's series of posts by PhD students on the job market. Our planet is currently experiencing substantial environmental degradation. The resulting depletion of…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

This is the sixth in this year's series of posts by PhD students on the job market. What connects smallholder farmers in the semi-arid tracts of northwest India to the oil and gas barons of…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Environmental degradation puts livelihoods at risk and the Ghanaian government is determined to fight it. Planting trees is one approach to address soil erosion, topsoil quality and overgrowth of…

Arianna Legovini |

This is the seventh in our series of posts by Ph.D. students on the job market this year The tripling of area planted with tropical oil crops since the 1990s represents the largest transformation…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

This is the fifth in our series of posts by Ph.D. students on the job market this year Something dramatic happened in Brazilian agriculture between 2007 and 2013: the previously-steady labor…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

A lot of interesting papers came across my desk this past week. Here are a few that I think may be useful to you too (and why):Practical advice on robust standard errors in (not so small) samples…

Berk Ozler |

Quy-Toan Do (World Bank), with Andrei Levchenko (University of Michigan) and Lin Ma (National University of Singapore) As the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna…

Quy-Toan Do |

This is another (and probably the last) in our series of posts by PhD students on the job market – and one that is very close to home for those of us working in DC!
 

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Co-authors and I are soon to complete (fingers crossed) some new work on climatic shocks and neo-natal mortality. But our findings are not the topic of this post. Rather I want to discuss the…

Jed Friedman |