Professor of Economics and Finance, Frederic Esser Nemmers Chair; Co-Director, Global Poverty Research Lab, Kellogg School
Global surveys of more than 30,000 people revealed widespread drops in income, rising food insecurity, and an increase in domestic violence.
Researchers: Dean Karlan, Christopher Udry and and coauthors
July 1, 2021
Studies of aid groups in Ghana and Uganda show why it’s so important to coordinate with local governments and institutions.
Researchers: Erika Deserranno, Aisha Nansamba, Nancy Qian, Katharine Baldwin, Dean Karlan, Christopher Udry and Ernest Appiah
August 7, 2020
Step one: choose a cause you care about. Step two: find out who’s having the most impact per dollar. Step three: donate with confidence.
Researchers: Dean Karlan
December 2, 2019
A study in Mexico finds that consultants can help small- to medium-sized businesses expand.
Researchers: Miriam Bruhn, Dean Karlan and Antoinette Schoar
May 2, 2018