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PDRI-DevLab Spring 2024 Seminar Series: Erik Wibbels

PDRI-DevLab is hosting a Spring 2024 Seminar Series featuring its staff and affiliates.

Topic: Preliminary Evidence from Two Research Projects: (1) “Effects of Inclusionary Policies on Social Identification: Survey Experimental Evidence from Pakistan’s Periphery” and “Women, Work and Well-Being: Survey Experimental Evidence on Jobs in Urban India”

Presenter: Erik Wibbels ((1) with Shanze Rauf and Nicholas Sambanis and (2) with Emily Rains and Rashi Sabherwal

This session will be a seminar and participants are not required to read a paper beforehand.

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Erik Wibbels

Erik Wibbels is the Presidential Penn Compact Professor of Political Science, founder of DevLab@Penn, and member of Penn’s Development Research Initiative. Current major projects include research the Machine Learning for Peace project, which measures and forecasts dynamics in civil society at high frequency; a series of field experiments on local accountability and civil society; and an initiative with the World Bank to understand the impact of refugees on the communities and politics of the places they arrive.