Posts tagged as: Tufts University

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    Monica Duffy Toft

    Monica Duffy Toft is Professor of International Politics at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University; Director of the Center for Strategic Studies; Faculty Associate of the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford; and Global Scholar of the Peace Research Institute, Oslo.

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    Mũthoni Ngatia

    Mũthoni's primary research interest is in development economics looking at how social networks affect individuals’ behaviour in developing countries. Muthoni has worked in Kenya, Malawi, and Zambia. She has an A.B. in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. Mũthoni is the recipient of grants from J-PAL,...

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    Cynthia Kinnan

    Cynthia Kinnan's research focuses on how households and small firms in developing countries use financial products (e.g., credit, insurance, savings) and informal insurance networks to finance investments, save, and cope with risk. She is particularly interested in the causes of missing markets, in the interaction between risk and household investment, in social networks,...

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    Sahar Parsa

    Sahar Parsa is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Tufts University. Her research interests include finance and microeconomics.

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    Margaret McMillan

    Margaret McMillan is an associate professor of economics at Tufts University and a Research Associate in the NBER’s program on International Trade and Investment. In 2009, she was appointed the Director of the Development Strategies and Governance Division of the International Food Policy Research Institute. McMillan holds a Ph.D. in economics (with distinction) from...

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    William Masters

    Will Masters is a Professor at Tufts University, in the Friedman School of Nutrition with a secondary appointment in the Department of Economics.  His research focuses on the economics of agriculture and nutrition in rural Africa. From 2011 to 2014 he served as chair of the Friedman School’s Department of Food and Nutrition Policy, and before coming to Tufts was a...

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    Weiping Wu

    Weiping Wu, professor and chair of urban and environmental policy and planning (UEP), holds a Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Policy Development from Rutgers University, and a Master’s degree in Urban Planning and a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Tsinghua University (China). Currently, she is an editor of the Journal of Planning Education and Research, and a...

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    Jenny Aker

    Jenny C. Aker is a non-resident fellow at the Center for Global Development and an assistant professor of economics at Tufts University. Her research approach uses field experiments to better understand real-world development problems and to link research with policy and implementation. Her current research focuses on the impact of information (and information technology)...