Rema Hanna

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Rema Hanna

Rema Hanna

Faculty Co-Director, Evidence for Policy Design
Jeffrey Cheah Professor of South-East Asia Studies, Harvard Kennedy School
Person Description

Please visit Rema Hanna's HKS profile page for more information. 

rema_hanna@hks.harvard.edu
Assistant:

Anthony Elias (617-495-4749)

Publications

Hanna, Rema; Alatas, Vivi; Banerjee, Abhijit; Olken, Benjamin; Purnamasari, Ririn; Wai-Poi, Matthew (2016)
The Journal of Political Economy
Hanna, Rema; Bertrand, Marianne; Djankov, Simeon; Mullainathan, Sendhil (2008)
Economic and Political Weekly

Highlights

Article|January 10, 2019

What forms of social protection are developing countries delivering to their poor citizens, and how they be optimized?

Article|December 10, 2018

Personality tests are a surprisingly effective screening tool to select less corrupt people into public service. 
 

Article|July 30, 2018

New research from EPoD studies dishonesty and the pull toward government jobs in India. 

Article|June 4, 2018

An approach implemented in Jakarta showed promise until the government, failing to examine evidence, suspended it.

Article|October 31, 2017

When unpopular anti-congestion policies were abandoned, we discovered flawed policy had been better than no policy.

Article|July 14, 2017

An attendance-monitoring intervention in schools reduced absenteeism, but the impact on health care workers was limited.

Article|January 12, 2016

Evidence suggests that government transfers to the poor do not reduce employment, as previously thought.