Assistant Professor of Economics, Amherst College
Caroline Theoharides is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Amherst College. She received a Ph.D. in economics and public policy from the University of Michigan in 2014 and a B.A. in economics from Colby College in 2006. Her research focuses on labor markets in developing countries, using both quasi-experimental methods and randomized controlled trials. She is particularly interested in topics surrounding international migration, child labor, and human capital accumulation.
Recent work by Caroline Theoharides
Asset transfers can expand household-based economic activity, but can also draw more children into the labour force when other labour is unavailable