Brian Dillon is Assistant Professor of Development Economics and Applied Econometrics at the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University.
Dillon’s research focuses on agricultural development, seasonality, market integration, labor, and the emergence of new markets. He works primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa, though he previously lived and worked in Guatemala and Vietnam. His empirical research uses a range of methods, including RCTs, estimation of structural models, time series analysis, and evaluation of natural experiments.
Dillon is a Faculty Fellow at the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability, an affiliate of the Center for Effective Global Action at UC Berkeley, and an invited researcher for the Agricultural Technology Adoption, DigiFi Africa, and King Climate Action Initiatives of the Abdult Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.
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