Associate Professor of Economics
Texas A&M University
A collection of useful
§ Side note: Oyebola
Okunogbe and I interviewed the editor of AEJ:Applied Ben Olken in April
Porter and I wrote a chapter titled “Female role models inspire women to major in
· Econmentoring: The Association for Mentoring and
Inclusion in Economics (AIME), funded by Priya Mukherjee and Nishith Prakash,
targets Ph.D. students
in economics/public policy/applied economics/agricultural economics.
Elira Kuka and I launched Adopt a Paper in Fall 2020 and aim
to repeat the program in Fall 2021 (and hopefully more years). In the first
round, we matched 123 papers written
by junior scholars (assistant professors) with top senior scholars working on
the same topic/field.
Useful resources for
students studying or interested in economics (and their professors):
John List (U Chicago), James Peoples (UW Milwaukee), Nancy Rose (MIT), Dick Startz (UCSB) and myself.
· Mentoring Workshop for female PhD
students in economics – coming soon.
I am currently the director of
EUROP. Here is a