Posts

Blog Posts

World Bank Policy brief  on using local social networks in agricultural training.

Field video from International Research Institute, Columbia University on Micro Insurance in Honduras.

My guest blog post for the World Bank on social networks and economic prosperity.

A Columbia University post at State of the Planet on my work in Haryana India.

A World Bank post listing influential RCTs in economic development at Oxford’s CSAE conference.

Workshops

July 13, 2016
Data Science in Python @ Metis, Part 2

April 5th, 2016
Data Science in Python @ Metis

January 28th, 2016
Flask and Git @ StackOverflow

February 21st, 2015
Networkx at Python Meetup

September 23, 2014
Pystan

May 13, 2014
Webscraping in Python

April 28, 2014
Python for Beginngers: Part II

March 27, 2014
Python for Beginners: Part I

Seminars

Seminar Speaker, “Towards a Deeper Understanding of Female Competitiveness and the Gender Gap: Evidence from Patrilocal and Matrilocal Cultures,” CSAE Conference 2016: Economic Development in Africa, St Catherine’s College, Oxford University 3/20/16

Tech, Development Economics, and Experiment Design at Reboot.org, November 11th, New York, New York.

PydataAn iterative approach to inverse problems using Python’s NumPy, November 11th, New York, New York.

Northest Universities Development ConsortiumLearning Digitally: Evaluating the Impact of Farmer Training via Mediated Videos, November 8, Providence, Rhode Island.

North-American Economic Science Association, Motherhood, Sisterhood and Adolescence: Is Competitiveness Socialized? October 24, Dallas, Texas.

Inverting matrices using an iterative approach to the Tikhonov Regularization Problem at Pygotham on August 15-16 with Pyladies session.

Visitor at  Microsoft Research New England August 17-21st.

Speaker, “Networks and Sustainable Development,” Pint of Science, New York NY 5/18/15

Seminar Speaker, “As Good as the Networks They Keep? Mechanisms of Information Exchange in Social Networks in Rural Uganda,” Microsoft Research New York, NY 2015 4/6/15

Seminar Speaker, “As Good as the Networks They Keep? Mechanisms of Information Exchange in Social Networks in Rural Uganda,” Paris Environmental and Economics Seminar, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne 11/6/14

Seminar Speaker, “Informal Networks within Index Insurance: Randomizing Social Distance in Group Insurance,” Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), The French National Institute for Agricultural Research UMR LAMETA, Montpellier, France 12/19/14

Weather Index Insurance in Russian at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society 3/20/14.

Seminar Speaker, “As Good as the Networks They Keep? Mechanisms of Information Exchange in Social Networks in Rural Uganda,” CSAE Conference 2015: Economic Development in Africa, St Catherine’s College, Oxford University 3/24/15

Seminar Speaker, “Mothers, Daugthers and Sisters, Is Competitiveness Socialized?” at Uri Gneezy’s Behavioral Economics Workshop, at The Choice Lab at NHH, Bergen, Norway, October 2014.

Chair of Networks Session, and Presenter, “Informal Networks within Index Insurance: Randomizing Social Distance in Group Insurance,” at SEEDEC Choice Lab, Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen, Norway, December 2015. (program: https://seedec2014.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/seedec-2014-program1.pdf)

“Informal Networks within Index Insurance: Randomizing Social Distance in Group Insurance,” at the Northeast Universities Development Consortium, Boston University, November 2015. (link: http://sites.bu.edu/neudc/files/2014/10/paper_412.pdf)

Mediator and Organizer of Postdoctoral Data Science Panel at Columbia University, with Christopher Wiggins, Columbia Medical Center, September 17, 2014.

A post by women 2.0 on my take on development (mobile and software) and the room it has in economic development.

Econometric issues at iamjustapointe. Hopefully, it’s a resource to others, but also helps remind myself of my own conclusions!

 

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