Ashley Wong ’14, Yi Yang ’14, Lucy Xie ’14, Janine Leger ’15, Irvin Gomez ’14
Ashley Wong ’14, Yi Yang ’14 (both Presidential Scholars), Lucy Xie ’14 and Janine Leger ’15 are working with Taryn Dinkelman to investigate the short- and long-run impacts of mass male labor migration from Malawi to South Africa over the period 1950 to 1990. The research team assists with data organization, digitization and analysis. Yi Yang ’14 travelled to Malawi over summer 2013 to collect archival material for the project. These projects are supported by the IZA/DFID Growth and Labour Markets in Low Income Countries Programme and the Welton Fund.
Irvin Gomez ’14 works with Taryn Dinkelman and a team at the University of Chile are running an experiment to provide Chilean schoolgoers with information about and assistance with college applications. This work is supported by the Chilean Ministry of Education (MINEDUC), J-PAL’s Post-Primary Education Initiative and the Inter-American Development Bank.