About

I joined the Economics Department at University of Zurich in 2016, as Professor of Development and Emerging Markets. I am also an affiliated professor at the UBS Center for Economics in Society, and managing director of the Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation Center for Economics of Breastfeeding. Before joining University of Zurich, I was an Associate Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. I did my PhD in Economics at IIES Stockholm University, acquired in 2010. My research interests include political economics and economic development, with current focus on health, culture, conflict and globalization. Faculty affiliations include: Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)The Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), European Development Research Network (EUDN) and Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

Email:  David.Yanagizawa-Drott@econ.uzh.ch

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