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Lunch Timer - Feb. 10 - Cash to the Poor: Evidence from an Unconditional Cash Transfer Program in Kenya - Jeremy Shaprio, Associate Research Scholar, Psychology

Feb 10, 2015 12:15PM to 01:15PM
BOWL 002, ROBERTSON
Audience: 
Restricted to WWS students, faculty, and fellows
Speaker(s): 
Jeremy Shaprio, Associate Research Scholar, Psychology

“Cash to the Poor: Evidence from an Unconditional Cash Transfer Program in Kenya”       

Jeremy Shapiro is an Associate Research Scholar at Princeton University. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research focuses on economic development and behavioral economics, including multiple impact evaluations in India, the Philippines, South Africa, Kenya and Peru. Jeremy is a co-founder of GiveDirectly - and organization making direct cash transfers to low-income households in West Africa - and was a Director of the organization from 2009 to 2012. He is also the President of the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics.