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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 the University of California Berkeley in 2007.
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The basic economic model of labour supply predicts that when an adult receives an unexpected cash windfall they should work less and earn less. This underlies concerns that cash transfers will undermi...