We are using LSMS-ISA panel data for 6 countries in sub-Saharan Africa to examine patterns of economic engagement in rural economies by young people. Questions of particular interest are: How do young people engage with land and labor markets? What role does migration play in land and labor market participation?
The student will work closely with other project researchers. In addition to primary data analysis, the student may contribute to secondary data analysis (e.g. literature review) and writing up of results.
Household survey data analysis, econometrics.