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Seminar (SIPA 100): Dean Karlan

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Friday, March 29 at 1:30pm to 2:45pm

SIPA - School of International & Public Affairs, 100
11200 SW 8th ST, School of Intl & Pub Affairs, Miami, Florida 33199

"Unconditional Cash Transfers: A Bayesian Meta-Analysis of Randomized Evaluations in Low and Middle Income Countries", by Dean Karlan, Northwestern University (Venue: SIPA 100)

Dr. Dean Karlan is the Frederic Esser Nemmers Distinguished Professor of Economics and Finance at Northwestern University, co-Director of the Global Poverty Research Lab at Northwestern University, and the Founder and President of Innovations for Poverty Action. Karlan is also on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the M.I.T. Jameel Poverty Action Lab. In 2015, he also co-founded ImpactMatters, a nonprofit dedicated to estimating and rating impact of nonprofit organizations in order to help donors choose good charities and to promote more transparency in the nonprofit sector. His research focuses on microeconomic issues of poverty, typically employing experimental methodologies and behavioral economics insights to examine what works, what does not, and why to address social problems.He has published many seminal papers and served for journal editorial boards. Please find more information about him here: Website.

Event Type

Academics, Workshops & webinars


Students, Faculty & Staff


research, seminar series, spring 2024

Department of Economics
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