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HP/CHIBE Work-in-Progress Research Seminar
April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Associate Professor of Global Health and Economics, George Washington University
Sarah Baird is an Associate Professor of Global Health and Economics in the Department of Global Health. She serves as the Program Director for the Global Health Program Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation MPH Program with in the department. Dr. Baird is also an Affiliated Faculty at The Institute for International Economic Policy (IIEP) at the Elliot School of International Affairs.
Dr. Baird is a development economist whose research focuses on the microeconomics of health and education in developing countries with an emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa. She has worked on areas as diverse as the schooling and health of young women in Malawi, community-driven development in Tanzania, deworming in Kenya, and global infant mortality. She received her Ph.D. in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Berkeley in 2007.