Joshua Merfeld
M.S., Public Policy and Management, University of Washington, 2015
MPP, Georgia State University, 2013
B.A., Spanish, University of Georgia, 2008
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Josh joined the Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management program in 2013. His main fields of interest are the microeconomics of development, labor in developing countries, applied microeconometrics, and survey methodology. Josh works in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

Current Position: 
Assistant Clinical Professor of Public Service, Wagner School of Public Service, New York University
Microeconomics of Development
Applied Microeconometrics
Agricultural Economics
Survey Methodology
Program Evaluation
Policy Analysis
Dissertation title: 
Three Essays on Labor and Government Policy in Developing Countries
Dissertation Committee Members: 
Leigh Anderson (Chair)
Brian Dillon
Mark Long
James Long
Victor Menaldo (GSR)
Dissertation URL:
Anticipated Graduation Date: 
June 2018
Job Talk Paper Title: 
Public Works and Non-Farm Self-Employment: Evidence from India
Recommending Faculty Members: 
Leigh Anderson
James Long
Brian Dillon
Mark Long