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Lam looks at population and development in next 15 years in UN commission keynote address

Mitchell et al. find harsh family environments may magnify disadvantage via impact on 'genetic architecture'

Frey says Arizona's political paradoxes explained in part by demography


4/17/14: NIH announces new policy for resubmissions

2014 PAA Annual Meeting, May 1-3, Boston

PSC newsletter spring 2014 issue now available

Raghunathan appointed director of Survey Research Center

Next Brown Bag

PSC Brown Bags will return in the fall

Laura Zimmermann

On Job Market

Graduate Student, Population Studies Center.

Graduate Student, Economics.

Economics, Year: advanced

PSC Mentor: David Lam, Dean Yang

Dissertation Committee: Jeffrey A. Smith, Dean Yang, Raj Arunachalam, Brian P. McCall

Research Interests: Ms. Zimmermann is interested in development economics, labor economics and demography, with a particular focus on the working of government programs and on how economic conditions interact with cultural traditions and preferences at the household level.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Zimmermann, Laura. 2012. "Reconsidering Gender Bias in Intrahousehold Allocation in India." Journal of Development Studies, 48(1): 151-163. DOI.