Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Southern California
Simone Schaner is a development economist whose research focuses on household decision-making, financial access and innovation for the unbanked, health-seeking behavior, and gender. Dr. Schaner is an affiliate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development, and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab. She is an Assistant Professor (Research) of Economics at USC and has a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT.
Recent work by Simone Schaner
Providing poor Indian women with more control of their potential wages increased labour force participation and led to more progressive gender norms
Evidence from Mali shows that patient demand is an important contributor to the overuse of antimalarials