Dr. Robert Garlick, co-PI, is an Assistant Professor in the Duke University Economics Department. He previously worked as Postdoctoral Researcher in the World Bank’s Development Research Group. Dr. Garlick completed graduate work in economics, public policy, and statistics at the University of Michigan and undergraduate work at the University of Cape Town. Dr. Garlick has specialized expertise on job search and job markets in urban areas in developing countries, including a related RCT study working in collaboration with a job search platform in South Africa.
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