Sarah Guan (Ezra Stiles 2023)Photo of Sarah Guan

Sarah Guan is an undergraduate student at Yale majoring in economics and mathematics. She joined the internship program during summer 2020 to support research on the impact of Covid-19 on marginalized groups in developing countries. In addition, Sarah has researched and written about the history and continued impact of developing research at the EGC. She has also profiled faculty affiliates and written research summaries of their academic publications. Sarah is interested in using econometric and machine learning techniques to inform public policy.

Sarah's Work for EGC

EGC Affiliate Spotlight: Naomi Lamoreaux

The Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics and History uses the history of antitrust regulation to inform modern thinking on monopoly power.

Cash transfers to poor rural villages – do they affect food prices? How?

EGC affiliate Orazio Attanasio and coauthor Elena Pastorino show that a conditional cash transfer program in rural Mexico has countervailing effects for the poor in terms of consumption and prices.

Unequal treatment of men and women by economic law: Global trends

Penny Goldberg and coauthors analyze legal economic discrimination over the past 50 years using the new World Bank Women, Business, and the Law dataset.

EGC Affiliate Spotlight: Sam Kortum

Winner of the Frisch Medal and the Onassis Prize for International Trade, Kortum studies technology, international trade – and recently, carbon policy.