Sunandan Chakraborty

Sunandan is a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science. His research interests include Web search, Data Mining, Computing for Development, Computers in Education and Computational Sustainability.

 

 

 

 

Alex Coutts

Alexander is a PhD student in the Department of Economics. His research fields include Micro-Development, Experimental Economics, Political Economy and Corruption.

 

 

 

 

Nicole Hildebrandt

Nicole is a PhD student at NYU. Her research interests are in applied microeconomics, specifically in the fields of development and labor. As part of her work with CTED, she is conducting an RCT examining the impact of a commodity price information service (Esoko) on farmers’ bargaining power in rural Ghana. She is also interested in issues related to early childhood development in developing countries.

 

 

 

Michael Paik

Michael is a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science. His research interest lies in context- and cost-appropriate technologies for the developing world, focusing on healthcare and education.

 

 

 

 

Giorgia Romagnoli

Giorgia is a PhD student in the Department of Economics. Her research interest is in theoretical and empirical development economics, with particular interest in financial frictions, missing markets, policy design, information spillover and education.

 

 

 

 

Emilia Soldani

Emilia is a PhD student in the Department of Economics. Her research interests include Development Economics, Game Theory, and Labor Economics.

 

 

 

 

 

Isaac Baley

Isaac is an Economics PhD student at NYU. His research focuses on the macroeconomic consequences of financial, information, and search frictions. At CTED, he is involved in studying the welfare effects of commodity markets in developing economies, particularly in Ethiopia. Before he worked as economic advisor at the Ministries of Economics and Finance in Mexico City.

 

 

David Johnson

David is a PhD student in the economics department at New York University. His broad research interests include IO, macro theory, and their intersection with behavioral approaches to economic analysis.