Introduction

Scott is a Ph.D. student at Duke University specializing in Labor Economics.

Expected graduation: Spring 2021.

Research

Publications

“Female Corporate Leadership in Latin America and the Caribbean Region: Representation and Firm-level Outcomes”, International Journal of Manpower,  38(6): 790-818, 2017 (with L. Flabbi and C. Piras)   PDF    Web Appendix 

Working Papers

“Female Corporate Leadership in Latin America and the Caribbean Region: Representation and Firm-level Outcomes”, IDB Working Paper Series Nº IDB-WP-655 (with L. Flabbi and C. Piras)   Link

In Progress

SNAP and Labor Supply (with L. Flabbi and J. Mabli)
Empirical Content of Models of Racial Profiling
Testing for Symmetric Effects in Collective Models

Articles

Aspiring to Understand Aspirations, Part I (World Bank 2014)
Aspiring to Understand Aspirations, Part II (World Bank 2014)
Gamification of Thrones (World Bank 2014 with S. Rafiq)

reports

Youth Employment in Nepal (World Bank 2018 – consultant)
Making Politics Work for Development: Harnessing Transparency and Citizen Engagement (World Bank 2016 – consultant)
World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society, and Behavior (World Bank 2015 – consultant)

Teaching

Instructor of record

Introduction to Economic Development
Johns Hopkins University SAIS
Fall 2014, Summer 2015

Teaching assistant

Introduction to Econometrics
Duke University
Fall 2017

Applied Microeconometrics
Johns Hopkins University SAIS
Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2016

Global Macro Modeling
Johns Hopkins University SAIS
Spring 2016

Introduction to Microeconomics
Washington University in St. Louis
Spring 2007

Contact

Email

scott.abrahams@duke.edu

Address

Duke University
Economics Department
Durham, NC 27708