Development Economics Working Group

Internal Migration in India: New Evidence from Rail Passenger Data

John Firth

John Firth

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The Development Economics Working Group supports graduate and faculty research in the economic determinants of human development and how economic policy can be used to promote human development. It promotes dialogue among researchers with different areas of expertise, from a variety of perspectives and subject areas, uch as health, education, infrastructure, governance, and migration. Regular meetings allow participants to workshop research in progress, while occasional seminars bring external researchers to campus to discuss their work and provide feedback on projects of group members.
Cochairs: Wyatt Brooks and Taryn Dinkelman

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John Firth

John Firth is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame whose research interests include development, trade, and political economy. He works in development economics, with a focus on the factors hindering productivity growth. Much of Firth’s research focuses on India, though he works with international data and has worked in Africa and explored projects in South America...
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