Alumni of the Internship & Fellowship programs
Many of our former Interns, Associates, and Fellows have gone on to top graduate programs, professional work in economics and international development, or careers in academia.
Bhalothia worked on EGC projects in the Gender and Financial Inclusion Portfolio, looking at interventions improved labor force participation and financial access in rural Madhya Pradesh from Aug 2020 - June 2021. He went on to an economics PhD at UC San Diego, focusing on development and labor economics.
C. Austin Davis
During AY17-18 and AY19-20, Davis worked with Yale colleagues on a variety of projects related to the movement of people in South Asia, including the causes and consequences of forced displacement and ethnic conflict, government-intermediated international migration, and COVID response.
His current work broadly focuses on major labor market transitions in low- and middle-income countries; in addition to the projects started at EGC, this includes the mechanization of agriculture and the dynamics of gender wage gaps.
During his fellowship from July 2019 to June 2020, Jagnani collaborated with Professor Rohini Pande and Google research to test technological interventions that increase the reach and impact of flood warnings. He is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Colorado Denver, and still contributing to the project.
Mohanty was a research assistant to Prof. Nicholas Ryan on projects at the intersection of environmental economics, industrial organization and development economics (Jul 2019 - Jun 2021). He will start a PhD program at Harris School of Public Policy in September 2021.
Stacy worked on women's empowerment projects based in rural India from June 2019 to June 2021. She went on to an Agricultural and Resource Economics PhD program at UC Berkeley, where she is studying the intersection of climate change and development.
Zhao worked July 2019 to July 2020 on design and analysis of projects related to financial inclusion, environmental health, and women's economic empowerment in India. She went on to the Ph.D. program at Cornell University in Applied Economics and Management with a focus on International and Development Economics.