Job Market Workshop
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Corrina Moucheraud is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. She is a global health policy and systems researcher, focused on the question: how can we deliver high-quality, efficient, equitable, sustainable health services in low-resource, system-constrained settings? She conducts both quantitative and qualitative research, including with primary data (surveys, interviews, focus groups, clinical observation) and secondary data, as well as economic evaluation research such as cost-effectiveness analyses. Main topic areas include HIV, maternal health, and non-communicable diseases, and she primarily conducts research in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Michael Gaddis is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at UCLA whose research focuses on racial discrimination, educational inequality, and mental health. He often uses experiments to examine levels of discrimination in employment and housing as well as the conditions under which racial discrimination occurs. In other research, he investigates differences in mental health conditions, stigma, and use of formal and informal mental health treatment on college campuses. Overall, his research provides evidence of inequality in the U.S. related to race, social class, and education.
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Rodrigo Pinto an Assistant Professor of Economics at University of California, Los Angeles. Pinto has a series of papers on the economics of human capital accumulation of early childhood interventions and policy evaluations. His research focuses on modeling, inference, cost-benefit analysis, external validity and treatment effect estimation of social experiments. Among the experiments he has analyzed are the Perry Pre-school Intervention, High/Scope Comparison Study, Abecedarian Project, Nurse-Family Partnership, Moving to Opportunity, and Primeira Infancia Melhor (in Brazil). Pinto also studies the use causality and the use of revealed preference analysis to identify treatment effects in choice model with multiple choices and heterogeneous agents. His work has been published in the American Economic Review, Econometrica and Science.
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The recording of the workshop may be accessed here.