C.V.

Working Papers

Publications

Editorial Positions

Podcast Coverage

Blog Coverage

Popular Press

Teaching


427 Lorch St.
334 Taylor Hall
Madison, WI
53706

I can also sometimes be found in 6411 Social Sciences.


Laura Schechter
Professor
Agricultural and Applied Economics
University of Wisconsin, Madison

tel: (608) 262-9482
fax: (608) 262-4376
lschechter [at] wisc [dot] edu


Curriculum Vitae

Working Papers

Publications
Editorial Positions
  • Current
    • 2017 - 2019: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization - Co-Editor.
    • 2017 - 2020: Economic Journal - Associate Editor.
    • 2016 - 2019: American Journal of Agricultural Economics - Associate Editor.
  • Previous
    • 2011 - 2016: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization - Associate Editor.
    • 2011 - 2015: Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy - Editorial Board.

Podcast Coverage
Blog Coverage
Write-ups in the (Not So) Popular Press
Work in Progress
  • "Sustainable Intermediation: Using Market Design to Improve Sanitation Provision," with J.-F. Houde, T. Johnson, and M. Lipscomb.
  • "Learning to Bid in Procurement Auctions: Sanitation Services in Senegal," with J.-F. Houde, T. Johnson, and M. Lipscomb.
  • "Spillovers without Social Interactions in Urban Sanitation," with J. Deutschmann, M. Lipscomb, and S.J. Zhu.
  • "Using Market Mechanisms to Improve Sanitation: Lessons from the Implementation of an Auction Platform in Senegal," with J. Deutschmann, J. Gars, S. Griffith, J.-F. Houde, T. Johnson, M. Lipscomb, M. Mbeguere, S. Nehrling, and S.J. Zhu.
  • "Vote Buying and Networks: Information, Enforcement or Both?," with F. Finan and H.A. Larreguy.
  • "The Impact of a Temporary Gender Imbalance: Repercussions of the War of the Triple Alliance in Paraguay," with J. Alix-Garcia, F. Valencia Caicedo, and S.J. Zhu.

Teaching at UW Madison
  • AAE 374: The Growth and Development of Nations in the Global Economy, Fall 2005, 2006.
  • AAE 462: Latin American Economic Development, Spring 2006, 2008, 2009.
  • AAE 474: Economic Problems of Developing Areas, Fall 2008, Spring 2013, 2016.
  • AAE 730: Graduate Economic Development, Fall 2006, Spring 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019.
  • AAE 780: Graduate Research Colloquium, Spring 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2019.
Teaching at Yale
  • Econ 479: Social Networks in Development Economics, Fall 2014.
Teaching at MSU
  • EC 412: Economic Analysis of Latin America, Fall 2010.
  • EC 850: Growth, Development, and Human Resources, Fall 2010.