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Teaching


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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
Write-ups in the (Not So) Popular Press
Blog Coverage
Work in Progress
  • "Peer Effects and the Adoption of Sanitation Technology," with M. Lipscomb and J.F. Houde.
  • "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.
  • AAE 875: Graduate Research Colloquium, Spring 2012, 2013, 2014.
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.