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Research Program in Development Studies

The Research Program in Development Studies is a thirty year old program focused on issues germane to development. In recent years, our research has been centered in economics, particularly in microeconomic foundations of development. Current research interests of our group include the measurement of poverty; household dynamics and individuals' outcomes; the relationship between health and economic development; linkages between income, income inequality and health status; the impact of AIDS on individuals and households in sub-Saharan Africa; global well-being; and schooling, school quality and returns to education. During the academic year we hold weekly seminars on Wednesdays from 12:15 - 1:45 p.m.


Anne Case, Director
Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at the Economics Dept. & the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs

For information or questions contact:
Lillian Anderson, Program Coordinator