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Joseph KaboskiJoseph Kaboski

David F. and Erin M. Seng Foundation Professor of Economics
(PhD, University of Chicago)
campus address:  717 Flanner Hall
phone:   631-9906
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Geographic focus
Thailand, Mexico, East Africa

Thematic interests
Growth and development, specifically, structural transformation, finance including microfinance, trade, and education

Current research
Three areas: (i) a macroeconomic analysis of large-scale microfinance programs, (ii) an empirical evaluation of a microfinance initiative, (iii) assessing the cause of recent trade collapses

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Varieties of Democracy

Latin American/North America Church Concerns

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