Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame; CEPR Research Affiliate
Taryn Dinkelman is an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Notre Dame, a Faculty Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Research Affiliate at the CEPR and BREAD. She works on labour markets in developing countries, highlighting the direct and indirect constraints that limit individuals and communities in developing countries from earning higher returns on labor. Taryn completed undergraduate work at Rhodes University and the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, and received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan in 2008. Her research is published in leading journals such as the American Economic Review, the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, the Economic Journal, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Journal of Development Economics.
Recent work by Taryn Dinkelman
Shrinking school–parent information gaps through text messaging can be an effective way to improve grades and attendance outcomes for schoolchildren
International labour migration and related remittances increase human capital attainment in rural areas, and over the long run trigger a shift of...
Free electricity connections in rural South African households changed home production technologies and induced more women to work in the market
Using satellite data to track improvements in infrastructure access and service delivery in South Africa
Evidence shows that satellite data is a useful tool for tracking improvements in infrastructure access and service delivery in rural areas