Postdoctoral Researcher (Instructor)

About Nathan Barker

Nathan Barker is a postdoctoral researcher in the Harris School of Public Policy. His research focuses on the microeconomics of urbanization and structural transformation, primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa, and on the design of social protection programs. He holds a PhD in Economics from Yale University and a bachelor’s degree in International Economics from Georgetown University. Prior to his doctoral studies, he worked in Ghana, Ethiopia, Namibia and the United States for Innovations for Poverty Action, and in Kenya for The BOMA Project.

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