Using Behavioral Economics and Information Communication Technology to Combat Polio in Pakistan



Michael Callen, Assistant Professor, Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Date and Time

February 26, 2015 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM



School of Education

Room 128

Speaker Bio

Michael Callen

Assistant Professor, Public Policy

Harvard Kennedy School



Michael Callen is assistant professor of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. His recent work uses experiments to identify ways to address accountability and service delivery failures in the public sector. He has published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, and the British Journal of Political Science. He is an Affiliate of Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD), the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), the Jameel-Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), the Center for Economic Research Pakistan (CERP), Empirical Studies of Conflict (ESOC), and a Principal Investigator on the Building Capacity for the Use of Research Evidence (BCURE): Data and evidence for smart policy design project. His primary interests are political economy, development economics, and experimental economics.

This event is part of the Liberation Technology Seminar Series

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