Current and Former UVA Econ Students at UEA Conference

Monday, October 21, 2019

Devaki Ghose (job market candidate) and Moogdho Mahzab (5th year student) presented their work at the 2019 Urban Economics Association (UEA) conference in Philadelphia (hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia) on October 11-12. Devaki presented her job market paper,  "Trade, Internal Migration and Human Capital: Who gains from India's IT Boom," under the category of “Best Student Paper,” and Moogdho presented his work, "Dishonest Politicians and Public Goods Provision," during the “Public Goods” session. Caitlin Slattery, a recent PhD graduate from UVa, now assistant professor of economics at Columbia Business School, also presented her work at the conference. Graduate students and faculty members working on urban and regional economics around the globe joined the conference. Dave Donaldson (MIT) and Enrico Moretti (Berkeley) gave the keynote presentations. More information about the conference can be found here: .