Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University and Evidence Action
Maira Emy Reimão is a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University and with Evidence Action. Her current research investigates the impact of seasonal migration on social and gender norms, as well as on long-term migration decisions.
Maira holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California – Davis, where she focused on development and public economics, as well as an M.Phil. in Development Studies from the University of Oxford and a B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.
Recent work by Maira Reimão
As a programme scales, it is important to check that RCT results are replicable and that general equilibrium effects are considered
An RCT conducted in Bangladesh found positive impacts on incomes and calorie consumption; academics and practitioners work together to scale it