Cristian Pop-Eleches

Cristian received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard in 2003. His is an Associate Professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). His research interests in Development Economic include health, education, and fertility.

Content by Cristian Pop-Eleches
  • Blog post

    From local to global: Extrapolating experiments

    The use of randomised control trials (RCTs) in evaluating the design and efficacy of policies has exploded in the last decade. New papers appear every week. But while RCTs are quickly becoming the gold standard for impact evaluations in international development and aid interventions, questions persist about what the results of an RCT in one context can tell us about the...

    11 Jan 2016 | Rajeev Dehejia, Cristian Pop-Eleches, Cyrus Samii