Selected Research

Beaman, Lori, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, and Petia Topalova. "Female Leadership Raises Aspirations and Educational Attainment for Girls: A Policy Experiment in India." Science 335.6068 (February 2012): 582-586.

video - WAPPP Research Seminar: "Gender Differences in Willingness to Guess and the Implications for Test Scores" with Katie Baldiga, Doctoral Candidate, Harvard University

video - WAPPP Research Seminar: "Educational Choices and Subjective Expectations of Returns: Evidence on Intra-Household Decisions and Gender Differences" with Katja Kaufmann, WAPPP Fellow, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and IGIER, Bocconi University


Closing the Global Gender Gap

Spring 2009

A collection of article summaries focused on the underlying causes of, and interventions designed to close, the global gender gaps that exist in the areas of economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival, and political empowerment.


Upcoming seminars