Maira Reimão

Maira Reimão is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Food and Resource Economics at the University of Florida. Her research interests include migration, particularly its effect on those who stay behind, and social norms. She has ongoing research related to Bangladesh, Brazil, and Guatemala. A current project focuses on the effect of male temporary migration in Bangladesh on gender norms in villages of origin. Dr Reimão earned her PhD from the University of California Davis, an MPhil from the University of Oxford, and a B.S. degree from Georgetown University.

Content by Maira Reimão
  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Lessons learned from a scale-up of a seasonal migration RCT in Bangladesh

    When development programmes expand from small-scale evaluations to large-scale implementation, the increase in size requires new administration and management practices. Project administration can potentially limit the effectiveness of programmes at scale even if there are few changes in implementation and delivery of service. In 2017, in partnership with Evidence...

    15 Nov 2019 | Gharad Bryan, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Karim Naguib, Maira Reimão, Ashish Shenoy

  • Publication - Working Paper

    No Lean Season 2017 summary of results

    9 Jan 2019 | Gharad Bryan, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Karim Naguib, Maira Reimão, Ashish Shenoy

  • Project

    The impact on cities of a large-scale rural migration programme in Bangladesh

    Seasonal hunger is perhaps the biggest challenge to the reduction of global poverty that has remained largely under the radar. About three hundred million of the world’s rural population live above the poverty line but still suffer from seasonal income insecurity, which occurs between planting and harvest when the demand for agricultural labour falls and the price of food...

    12 Jan 2018 | Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Ashish Shenoy, Maira Reimão