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Simone Schaner is Assistant Professor (Research) of Economics at the University of Southern California. Her research focusses on gender and household decision-making in the developing world, she is especially interested in applications to financial inclusion, health, and labour markets. Simone earned her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Posts by Simone Schaner
Despite improved connectivity, deep-rooted gender norms continue to shape access to and use of mobile technologies by women in India. This note discusses preliminary findings from a study, which sugge...
- Notes from the Field
India’s rate of female labour force participation dropped from 37% in 1990 to 28% in 2015. Can greater control over earned income incentivise women to work and influence gender norms? This article d...