Erin Fletcher was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School working with the Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) research program at the Center for International Development, Harvard University. As an EPoD fellow, she worked with Rohini Pande and other scholars identifying trends and challenges in women’s labor force participation in Asia as well as other projects in India.
Her other research falls under two main themes: understanding and reducing discrimination and violence against women and girls in lower- and middle-income countries; and maternal and household investments in children, primarily in US contexts.
Fletcher has served as a consultant to UNICEF, DFID, and the Nike Foundation on discrimination against girls and violence against all children in Zimbabwe and around the world.
Prior to joining the Kennedy School, Fletcher was a visiting assistant professor of economics at Lafayette College and Gettysburg College. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a B.S. in Economics and Latin American Studies from Duke University.