Presentations

2017

China’s One-Child Policy: Identifying Economic, Social, and Demographic Consequences”; Presented at: Public Affairs 8331 – Economic Demography, University of Minnesota, April 3, 2017. [slides]

A Discussion on ‘Creative Destruction and Subjective Well-Being’ by Aghion et al. (2016)“; Presented at: Applied Economics PhD Seminar, University of Minnesota, February 22, 2017. [slides]

2016

Measuring Hope: A Quantitative Approach with Validation in Rural Myanmar“; Presented at: Agricultural and Applied Economists Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016. [slides]

Measuring Hope: An Empirical Approach with Validation from Rural Myanmar” MS Thesis Defense Presentation. Presented at: Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, June 3, 2016. [Slides]

Measuring Hope: An Empirical Approach in Rural Myanmar” Presented at: Calvin College, April 21, 2016. [PPT Slides]

Measuring Hope: An Empirical Approach with Validation from Rural Myanmar“; Presented at: Graduate Research Symposium, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University, March 17, 2016. [PPT Slides] – Best Presentation Prize Winner for “In Progress” research

The Economics That Really REALLY Matters: Agriculture, Poverty, and the Power of Hope“; AgriEd Talk. Presented at: Global Agriculture Summit 2016, Sioux Center, IA, March 4, 2016. [PPT Slides]

Blogging for (Applied) Economists: Dissemination and Popularization of Modern Academic Research“; Presented at: Brown Bag Seminar, Department of Agriculture, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University, January 23, 2016. [PPT Slides]

2015

The Economics of Hope in Rural Myanmar: Research Methodology and Identification Strategy”; Masters Thesis Project Proposal. Presented at: Brown Bag Seminar, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University, September 29, 2015. [PPT Slides]

2014

Doing by Learning”; (with Roxanne de Graaf and Tim van Vugt); A Partners Worldwide Program Evaluation Toolkit. Presented at Partners Worldwide Annual Global Team Meetings; November 3, 2014.

2013

Good for Business, Good for Ghana: A Study of What Makes Good Business and What Makes Business Good” (with Nick Meekof); Ethnographic case study of Hopeline Institute loan clients in Accra, Ghana. Presented at: Partners Worldwide; December 14, 2012 and at Calvin College; April 25, 2013.