Monthly Archives: December 2014

“People think it’s easy to contract HIV. That’s a good thing, right? Maybe not.”

That’s the title of my guest post on the World Bank’s Development Impact blog, describing my job market paper. Here’s a bit of the introduction: People are afraid of HIV. Moreover, people around the world are convinced that the virus … Continue reading

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Devastating fact of the day

Liberia had only 50 physicians for the whole country before the [Ebola] epidemic I learned this awful fact (which perhaps I would have known already, had I been following the response to Ebola more closely) from Mead Over. He suggests that … Continue reading

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