As part of the Economics and Society Speakers Series, the Economics Department will be having Nidhiya Menon speak on the topic of girl child health in India. Join us for this talk on the 25th of April at 2pm in the Alumni Center Lounge.
Nidhiya Menon is a development economist by training. She has worked on topics that include labor and occupational choice, gender-differentiated impacts of policies, land rights, conflict, gender-specific technology use, environmental influences on child health, and most recently, adult health in developing countries. Her research includes both theoretical and empirical work, and spans countries including India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Chile, China, Nepal, the Philippines, Kenya, Indonesia and Vietnam. She has consulting experience with the Food and Agricultural Organization, the World Bank, the United Nations Foundation, and the Asian Development Bank. At Brandeis University, she is Professor in the Economics department and the International Business School, where she teaches statistics and development economics. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Brown University.
Thursday, April 25 at 2:00pm
Alumni Center, Lounge
73 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
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