About The Author

I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at American University, specializing in development economics and political economy. Previously, I served as an assistant professor of economics at Williams College (2013-2017).

I received my PhD in Economics from MIT in 2013 and previously received a MPhil with Distinction in Economics at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar in 2008 and a B.A., summa cum laude and phi beta kappa, in Ethics, Politics and Economics from Yale University in 2006.

Safe Birth Kits: Promise Unfulfilled? Evidence From A Randomized Trial In Northern Nigeria

Published by Jessica Leight Economics Department, American University, Washington, D.C., United States of America These findings are described in the article entitled Associations between birth kit use and maternal and neonatal health outcomes in rural Jigawa state, Nigeria: A secondary analysis of data from a cluster randomized controlled trial, recently published in the journal PLoS