Associate Professor of Global Health and Economics, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University
Sarah Baird is an Associate Professor of Global Health and Economics in the Department of Global Health in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. Dr. Baird is a development economist whose research focuses on the microeconomics of health and education in developing countries with an emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa. Her research has been featured in a variety of media outlets including The Economist and the New York Times. She received her Ph.D. in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Berkeley in 2007.
Recent work by Sarah Baird
Cash transfers and adult labour outcomes in developing countries: Why does the Econ 101 labour-leisure trade-off model lead us astray?
Missing markets, price effects, and dynamic and general equilibrium effects help explain why poor people do not work less when given cash
Articles : Labour Markets & Migration