Applied Microeconomics Seminar - May 16th

Applied Microeconomics Seminar - May 16th

  • Three lightbulbs with filaments indicating environment, economy, and societyThree lightbulbs with filaments indicating environment, economy, and society


Ahmed Mushfiq MOBARAK is the Jerome Kasoff ’54 Professor of Management and Economics at Yale University with concurrent appointments in the School of Management and in the Department of Economics. He is the founder and faculty director of the Yale Research Initiative on Innovation and Scale (Y-RISE). He is also Research Affiliate of the Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-LAB), a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a Fellow of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), and a Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

He has several ongoing research projects in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sierra Leone. He conducts field experiments exploring ways to induce people in developing countries to adopt technologies or behaviours that are likely to be welfare-improving. He also examines the complexities of scaling up development interventions that are proven effective in such trials. His research has been published in journals across disciplines, including Science, Nature, Econometrica, American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, BMJ, the American Political Science Review, PNAS, Marketing Science, and Demography. He received a Carnegie Fellowship in 2017 and was named to the inaugural Vox list of 50 “scientists working to build a more perfect future” in 2022.

Mushfiq Mobarak will present a paper, joint with Xuwen Gao, Wenquan Liang, and Ran Songat, the next Applied Microeconomics Seminar on the topic:

Daughters Left Behind: How Trade Liberalization Harms Girls in China when Government Restricts Migration (read paper, PDF 2.12 MB)

More about Mushfiq MOBARAK and his research

Date: THURSDAY, May 16th - 12.30 pm
Location: Department of Economics - 4th floor - Jean-Paul Fitoussi Conference Room

The next Applied Microeconomics Seminar will host Aurélie OUSS (Visiting Faculty, on leave from UPenn) on June 6th.

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