Rajeev Dehejia

Rajeev Dehejia received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1997. He has been on the faculty of the Department of Economics and The Fletcher School at Tufts University and of the Department of Economics and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, and has held visiting positions at Harvard, Princeton, and the London School of Economics. Rajeev’s research spans econometrics, development economics, labor economics, and public economics, with a focus on empirical microeconomic policy research. His research interests include: econometric methods for program evaluation, financial development and growth, financial incentives and fertility decisions, moral hazard and automobile insurance, religion and consumption insurance, and the causes and consequences of child labor.

 

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  • 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