MIT GOV/LAB Alumni
My was a Senior Research Support Associate at MIT GOV/LAB, concerned with comparative politics. Her research interests span topics of political behavior and governance, including government accountability, constituent efficacy, and unconventional and grassroots political participation. She completed her Bachelors’ in Political Science and Economics, and in Sustainable Development at Columbia University.
Update April 2018
Drought Detection to Prevention, Applying Data Science to Agriculture Markets
Sara Menker, Founder and CEO of Gro Intelligence, spoke as part of our Data Science to Solve Social Problems seminar series.
Update December 2017
Recap: Boston Area Working Group in African Political Economy
BWGAPE attendees heard a keynote from Harvard Professor Robert Bates, workshopped three papers in progress, and voted on the most compelling 'hack-a-thon' presentation.
Research February 2018
Transparent: Testing Access to Information and Government Responsiveness
MIT GOV/LAB is partnering with civil society to test access to information laws at the local level and better understand what motivates bureaucrat behavior on transparency.