Aiden Lee (Pauli Murray 2022)

headshot of aidenAiden Lee is a Yale College undergraduate (’22) majoring in economics and global affairs. He participated in the internship program during the fall and spring term of the 2020-2021 academic year. During his time at EGC, he has helped research and write articles on the history of the Center, its programs, and some of its affiliates. He has also written research summaries on the work of EGC affiliates. In addition to his history and communications work, he supported other members of the team as an economic research assistant. 

Aiden's Work for EGC

New findings on the effects of widespread arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh

Mark Rosenzweig and coauthors combine economics, genetics, and family lineages to show the direct effects of arsenic-contaminated water on economic outcomes.

Study shows consequences of arsenic-tainted well water across Bangladesh

A new study co-authored by Mark Rosenzweig finds that, in addition to profound health impacts, high levels of arsenic retention has caused a significant decline in the productivity, cognition, and earnings of Bangladeshis.

Economics pioneers forged pathways for women at Yale

In 1974, Susan Rose-Ackerman and Sharon Oster were among the first five women appointed to the faculty in Yale's Department of Economics. They later go on to prominent positions at the Yale School of Management, Yale Law School, and the Department of Political Science.

Economist Edmar Bacha returns to Yale (virtually) to celebrate the program where he found his calling

A young Edmar Bacha arrived in New Haven in 1964 as an incoming student in the IDE program. During his time at Yale, he would decide to devote his career to studying the economic development of Brazil.