C.V.

Working Papers

Publications

Editorial Positions

Popular Press

Blog Coverage

Teaching


427 Lorch St.
334 Taylor Hall
Madison, WI
53706


Laura Schechter
Associate Professor
Agricultural and Applied Economics
University of Wisconsin, Madison

tel: (608) 262-9482
fax: (608) 262-4376
lschechter [at] wisc [dot] edu


Curriculum Vitae

Working Papers

Publications
Editorial Positions
  • Current
    • 2017 - 2019: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization - Co-Editor.
    • 2017 - : Economic Journal - Associate Editor.
    • 2016 - 2019: American Journal of Agricultural Economics - Associate Editor.
  • Previous
    • 2011 - 2016: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization - Associate Editor.
    • 2011 - 2015: Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy - Editorial Board.

Write-ups in the (Not So) Popular Press
Blog Coverage
Work in Progress
  • Turning Dung Into Gold: Using Auctions to Reduce Prices for Sanitation Services,” with J.-F. Houde, T. Johnson, and M. Lipscomb.
  • "Peer Effects and the Adoption of Sanitation Technology," with M. Lipscomb.
  • "Monitoring Public Employees in Paraguay: Can Technology Adoption by the Government Improve Agricultural Extension Services for Poor Farmers?," with E. Dal Bó and F. Finan.
  • "Vote Buying and Networks: Information, Enforcement or Both?," with F. Finan and H.A. Larreguy.

Teaching at UW Madison
  • AAE 374: The Growth and Development of Nations in the Global Economy, Fall 2005, 2006.
  • AAE 462: Latin American Economic Development, Spring 2006, 2008, 2009.
  • AAE 474: Economic Problems of Developing Areas, Fall 2008, Spring 2013, 2016.
  • AAE 730: Graduate Economic Development, Fall 2006, Spring 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017.
  • AAE 780: Graduate Research Colloquium, Spring 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017.
Teaching at Yale
  • Econ 479: Social Networks in Development Economics, Fall 2014.
Teaching at MSU
  • EC 412: Economic Analysis of Latin America, Fall 2010.
  • EC 850: Growth, Development, and Human Resources, Fall 2010.