Simone Schaner

Simone Schaner

Assistant Professor, Dartmouth College Department of Economics
Simone Schaner

Simone Schaner is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, an affiliate of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), and an affiliate of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab. Her primary research interests include household decision-making, financial access and innovation for the unbanked, and household health-seeking behavior. Her current research projects include a study of whether financial services and entitlement reform can boot women’s empowerment in India, impact evaluations of new financial services products in Ghana, and an evaluation of whether information on the quality of migration service providers can improve international migrant welfare in Indonesia. She is also working with the government of an Indian state on a pilot study of a family-based breastfeeding education curriculum. Prior to joining Dartmouth, Dr. Schaner completed her PhD in economics at MIT. 

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