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Melanie Morten

Melanie Morten

Faculty Affiliate
Stanford Center for International Development (SCID)
Assistant Professor of Economics
Department of Economics
PhD, Economics, Yale University, 2013
BCom, The University of Auckland, 2005

About

Melanie Morten is a development economist interested in how households respond to risk in developing countries, including using short term and temporary migration. She received her PhD from Yale in May 2013 and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Minneapolis Federal Reserve. Currently. Morten is an Assistant Professor at Stanford’s Department of Economics.

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Research Interests: 
Economic Development, Migration