Doctoral student awarded fellowship
Plamen Nikolov, a doctoral student in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard School of Public Health, has been selected a DDIG Fellow under the National Science Foundation (NSF) Dissertation Improvement Grants under the NSF Economics Program. These competitive fellowships support dissertation research for economics doctoral students in their final year. Nikolov’s proposal was ranked one of the top five proposals from more than 200 doctoral proposals reviewed in this cycle. His dissertation research focuses on issues of development and labor. He examines various demand-side factors influencing the low schooling attainment in Africa, particularly in Tanzania.
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