This is the first in this year's series of posts by PhD students on the job market. Developed countries have recently begun considering wealth taxes to raise revenue and curb rising…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

This is the seventeenth, and penultimate, of this year’s job market series.  Research question and motivation  That early-life events can affect adult outcomes is now well established. Lifelong…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

This is the fifth in this year’s job market series. By 2050, 2.5 billion people will move into cities with the vast majority doing so in the developing world (United Nations 2014). This has the…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

This is the eighth in our series of job market posts this year The Global Fund has disbursed nearly $28.4 billion in the last decade to reduce the disease burden from malaria, TB and HIV (Global…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

This is the twelfth in our series of posts by students on the job market this year. Joint work with Karine Marazyan and Paola Villar“Saving? In Senegal, you don't have the possibility to save…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

This is the sixth post in our series of blogs by graduate students on the job market this year. Interventions during early childhood have begun to gain importance in the social policy agenda in…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

When I drop my kids off at daycare, it does occasionally occur to me: what am I doing to them?   (This thought is particularly acute when they wrap themselves around my legs).    Last year, 3ie…

Markus Goldstein |

Regardless of whether we do empirical or theoretical work, we all have to utilize information given to us by others. In the field of development economics, we rely heavily on surveys of…

Berk Özler |