Elliott Collins
Job Market Paper:
Do Asset Transfers Reduce Vulnerability? Experimental Evidence in a Frisch Demand System
Dissertation:
Theoretical Approaches to Measuring the Welfare Effects of Asset Transfers
Fields of research:
  • Development Economics
  • Consumer Welfare & Demand Theory
  • Applied Econometrics & Data Science
Publications / Working Papers:
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    • Do Asset Transfers Reduce Vulnerability? Experimental Evidence in a Frisch Demand System (JMP)

     

    •  Modeling the Welfare Effect of Asset Transfers: An Experiment in South Sudan (with Ethan Ligon)

     

    •  Randomized Comparisons of Cash & Asset Transfers in South Sudan (with Reajul Chowdhury, Munshi Sulaiman, & Ethan Ligon)

     

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Education:
  • Ph.D. Agriculture and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley - 2017
  • M.S. Agriculture and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley - 2013
  • B.A. Philosophy & Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz - 2009
Teaching:
  • Development Economics, Lecturer - UC Berkeley (Summer 2015)
  • Microeconomic Theory w/ Applications to Natural Resources, Graduate Student Instructor - (Spring 2015; Fall & Spring 2013; Fall 2012)
  • Natural Resource Management, Graduate Student Instructor (Spring, 2016)
  • Population, Environment, and Development, Graduate Student Instructor - (Spring, 2012)
  • Topics in Development Economics, Graduate Student Instructor - (Summer 2014)
  • Health and Environmental Economic Policy, Graduate Student Instructor (Fall 2015)
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics, UC Santa Cruz, TA - (Winter 2009)
References:
  • Ethan Ligon

    Associate Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley 

    Email: ligon@are.berkeley.edu

    Office Phone: 510-859-3266

  • Edward Miguel

    Professor,  Economics, UC Berkeley 

    Email: emiguel@berkeley.edu

    Office Phone: (510) 642-4361

  • Jeremy Magruder

    Associate Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley 

    Email: jmagruder0@gmail.com

    Office Phone: (510) 643-8742

Contact Information:

Email: elliottmcollins@berkeley.edu

Phone: (925)209-6215

Website: elliottcollins.com

Placement Directors:

Professor Sofia Villas-Boas
sberto@berkeley.edu
Tel: 510-643-6359

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Elliott Collins

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(925)209-6215