*UPDATED* PEPES Seminar: Melissa DELL (Harvard)

Melissa DELL is Professor of Economics at Harvard University. She is also a NBER Faculty Research Fellow and an Associate Fellow at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. She fulfills a number of editorial duties: she is on the Editorial Board of Econometrica and Explorations in Economic History, a Foreign Editor for The Review of Economic Studies, and an Associate Editor for the  Journal of the European Economic Association.

Her research interests lie in development economics, political economy and economic history. Her work has been awarded a number of prizes including the Calvó-Armengol International Prize (2017) and the Elaine Bennett Research Prize (2018), two National Science Foundation Grants and in 2018, The Economist named her as "one of the decade’s top eight young economists".

Melissa DELL will present a paper, joint with Benjamin A. OLKEN, at the next PEPES Seminar on the theme:

The Development Effects Of The Extractive Colonial Economy: The Dutch Cultivation System In Java (link to paper, PDF)

More about Melissa DELL and her research

The next PEPES Seminar will host Claudio FERRAZ on May 16th (exceptionally on the PSE campus).

Date: Thu, 2019/05/02 - 12:30 - 14:00
Location: Department of Economics, 28, rue des Saints Pères - ROOM H 402
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