Jeffrey is a postdoctoral researcher focusing on development and environmental economics with an emphasis on public policy. He uses applied microeconometrics with geospatial data to understand the two-way dynamics between development and natural resources. Some of his research has focused on how development aid has negatively affected deforestation as well as the negative health externalities related to the mining sector. Additionally, he has worked as an ethical and project evaluation consultant for Health Media Labs in Washington, D.C., which focuses on social & behavioral research in public health, HIV/AIDS, children, education, refugee & migration, WASH, agriculture and M&E.
Jeffrey holds an MSc in Applied Economics from Marquette University and in October (2021) will defend his PhD dissertation in Economics from the University of Barcelona. During the Fall 2019, he was a visiting PhD student at the Oxford Department of International Development and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative.
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