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 Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Research Affiliate at the CEPR and BREAD. Her research focuses on labour markets in developing countries. Specifically, her work highlights the direct and indirect constraints that limit individuals and communities in developing countries from earning higher returns on labor.
Her current work examines the long run impacts of circular migration in Africa on local economic development outcomes, including education and the structure of local labour markets in migrant-sending communities. In ongoing work in Chile, she uses large-scale field experiments to explore how providing information (about financial aid, career possibilities, and school performance) to parents and children can improve education outcomes for the next generation’s workers.
Recent work by Taryn Dinkelman
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