Brian Dillon is an Assistant Professor of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. He works regularly with household survey data from Africa. He has participated in multiple large scale data collection efforts in the region, including the first mobile phone-based survey of African households, which he designed and led. His current research includes a preliminary study of labor supply and demand in the LSMS-ISA data, undertaken in collaboration with the World Bank and the African Development Bank.
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