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Laura Zimmermann

Assistant Professor, Joint Economics and International Affairs, University of Georgia.

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.