Niall Keleher

Niall Keleher is a PhD student in the Information School at the University of Washington. His research focuses on the intersection of development economics, social network analysis, and the use of new methods of data collection in these, as well as other, domains. Through work with the World Bank and Innovations for Poverty Action, he has over ten years of experience conducting research, with a specialization in randomized evaluations.

Content by Niall Keleher
  • Project

    The lives of urban youth: Before and after the Ebola epidemic

    As a result of the 2014-2015 Ebola crisis in West Africa, there were a total of 10,672 cases of Ebola in Liberia, with 4,808 deaths. Recent reports from the World Bank found that labour activity contracted considerably during the Ebola crisis, and data recently collected (April 2015) by IPA finds that among Monrovia youth, the unemployment rate is 30 percent. This signals a...

    8 Oct 2015 | Lori Beaman, Jeremy Magruder, Niall Keleher