Karen Macours

Associate Professor, Paris School of Economics and CEPR Research Affiliate

Karen Macours is Associate Professor at the Paris School of Economics and researcher at INRA. Her research focuses on constraints to technology adoption in agriculture, rural households productive and human capital investments (productive social safety nets, conditional cash transfer programs, early childhood development, education and rural labour markets), as well as property rights and conflict.

She previously was Associate Professor of International Economics at SAIS - Johns Hopkins University, and also was a core team member of the World Development Report 2008 : Agriculture for Development. She is an Affiliate of CEPR and of JPAL Europe, and a member of EUDN. She received her PhD in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California at Berkeley.

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