Edward Miguel

Academic

1974 –

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Who is Edward Miguel?

Edward "Ted" Andrew Miguel is the Oxfam Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics in the Department of Economics at University of California, Berkeley. He is the founder and faculty director of the Center for Effective Global Action at U.C. Berkeley.

His research focuses on African economic development and includes work on the economic causes and consequences of violence; the impact of ethnic divisions on local collective action; and interactions between health, education, environment, and productivity for the poor. Along with colleagues, such as Michael Kremer, Esther Duflo, Dean Karlan and Abhijit Banerjee, he has pioneered the use of randomized controlled trials and other rigorous evaluation methods to test the impact of development interventions in the field. He has conducted field work in Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and India. More recently, Miguel has focused his efforts on increasing transparency in the social sciences.

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Born
1974
United States of America
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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