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Reva Resstack is a research assistant working with Michael Clemens and Thomas Ginn, supporting their work on migration and displacement. Before joining CGD, Resstack worked as an immigration paralegal and a research fellow for the Central America Monitor at the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA). She previously worked with Catholic Charities New Orleans, where she developed a financial literacy course that leveraged financial and academic resources for newly arrived refugees. Resstack has also worked extensively in El Salvador, first with International Partners, co-facilitating community-led initiatives in rural areas, and then conducting research on the impact of gangs on educational attainment. Resstack holds a BS in Economics and International Development from Tulane University.

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