Professors' Picks

Williams professors select the best of what's come across their desks so you can stay up-to-date with the latest research, opportunities, and resources.

Prof. Godlonton recommends: Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program

Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program A Fellowship at the World Bank This is a great funded/paid position for researchers from developing countries to participate in research in the World Bank’s Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC). For more information on this opportunity and to apply please visit this link. See our announcements View our online learning…

Prof. Godlonton recommends: The Digital Identification and Finance Initiative in Africa – Funding Opportunity

J-PAL’s DigiFI Africa Invitation for Research Proposals on Digital IDs & Payments for Funding Here is a short summary on this opportunity from J-PAL’s website J-PAL affiliates and DigiFI invited researchers are invited to apply for proposal development grants, pilot and full RCT funding J-PAL affiliates and DigiFI invited researchers are invited to apply for…

Prof. Godlonton recommends: Health Data Mapping Online Course

Health Data Mapping New Online Course on The DHS Program Learning Hub The DHS Program is looking for potential participants to apply and take part in the DHS Health Data Mapping Online Course that will run from April 12 to July 03, 2021.  For more information on this course and how to apply, please visit…

Prof. Caprio recommends: The Secret To Success? Having A Big Sister

The Secret To Success? Having A Big Sister A new study by four researchers at the Center for Global development, including two Williams Professors: Jakiela and Ozier, explores the impact of a big sister’s caregiving on a child’s development. Be sure not to miss it! You can read a short summary on the paper at…

Prof. Caprio recommends: The Promise of Fintech—Financial Inclusion in the Post-Covid Era

The Promise of Fintech: Financial Inclusion in the Post-Covid Era IMF Working Paper by Sahay et al, 2020 Be sure to read this paper. The following is a short summary on the paper that can be found at this link. “Technology is changing the landscape of the financial sector, increasing access to financial services in…

Prof Caprio recommends: Financial Policy and Inequality: COVID-19 and Beyond (12/07/2020)

Financial Policy and Inequality: COVID-19 and Beyond The Peterson Institute (PIIE), the IMF, and the Council on Economic Policies (CEP) are hosting a three-part series on “Central Banking and Inequality—COVID-19 and Beyond” in December starting on the 7th. Be sure to register and get more information about the webinar series at this link so that…

Prof. Caprio recommends: The Implication of Climate Change for Financial Stability

Financial regulators have been increasing their attention to climate change and the risks it poses to the financial system. See the latest report from the Financial Stability Board, “The Implication of Climate Change for Financial Stability.”