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Pamela Jakiela

Pamela Jakiela

Non-Resident Fellow


Pamela Jakiela is an Associate Professor of Economics at Williams College. Previously, she was a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, where she studied gender issues, behavioral development economics, survey design and measurement, and impact evaluation. Her work has been published in leading academic journals including Science and the Review of Economic Studies and has been featured in media outlets including the New York Times and NPR. Her current work includes research on women’s labor force participation and occupational choice, the gender dynamics of investments in early childhood, and the impacts of cash grants on subsistence entrepreneurs.

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