Some of my Research


My research focuses on development, poverty alleviation, and impact evaluation of programs and policies. Below are some examples. See more on the Publications page.




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Beyond Experiments

Local Economy-Wide Impact Evaluation

This is a Book I co-wrote. Click to go to the book homepage for more information and online materials





Economic impacts of Refugees

This is a recent Article I co-wrote.

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Give a Man a Fishpond

The Economy-wide Impacts of Aquaculture in Myanmar

This is a project I am currently working on, about the impacts of aquaculture development on labor markets and rural development.

It is part of the Feed-the-Future Food Security Policy Program for Myanmar




Why Are Recessions Good for your Health?

This is some research I conducted with professors from UC-Davis about mortality and unemployment.