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Dahyeon Jeong is an economics Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His research interests lie in agriculture, labour markets, and political economy of developing countries. His research seeks to identify sources of inefficiency in markets and to apply technological solutions to improve the markets. Current projects include reducing job search frictions in Tanzania via automated SMS job searching technology, evaluating the impact of mobile money cash transfers in Malawi and Liberia, and understanding corruption in India’s rural employment scheme. He has lived and conducted extensive fieldwork in India, Tanzania, and Malawi since 2014. He received his M.P.A. from Cornell University and a B.A. in public administration and statistics from Korea University.
Posts by Dahyeon Jeong
While India’s federal anti-corruption ombudsmen have just taken up their work, awareness of the complexity of corruption is growing. This article studies whether highly accountable Indian village co...