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Meet with top researchers in the field!

Sometimes, a one-on-one conversation can be more useful than all the written resources in the world. PREDOC's Office Hours with a Social Scientist series allows anyone who is interested in a research career to connect with top researchers to learn about the field, find opportunities, and get advice. Office Hours events are held virtually over Zoom. Here are our upcoming office hours:

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Dili Maduabum

Incoming PhD Student
University of Michigan
Research: Dili's research interests include networks, labor and migration, and industrial organization, primarily within the field of development. Prior to the University of Michigan, she was a Research Associate for Tavneet Suri at MIT Sloan, where she worked on various projects including land markets, networks, and universal pension systems in developing economies. She holds Bachelor's degrees in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Missouri, and an MA in International and Development Economics from Yale University.
Meet with Dili on Thursday, July 18 at 3:00 p.m. CT. 
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Dili Maduabum
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Angelino Viceisza

Full Professor of Economics; Co-Director of the NBER Retirement and Disability Research Center
Spelman College; NBER
Research: Dr. Viceisza’s primary expertise is in behavioral and experimental economics, with applications in development, household finance, and entrepreneurship. A significant part of his research has studied determinants of financial remittances, i.e., money that migrants send to family and friends in countries of origin. Dr. Viceisza has extensive experience designing and conducting field experiments in a variety of countries including but not limited to El Salvador, Ethiopia, Peru, Senegal, the United States, and Vietnam. You can learn more about his research here.
Meet with Dr. Viceisza on Friday, August 16, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. CT.
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Angelino Viceisza
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Jonas Enders

PhD Candidate
Stanford University
Research: Jonas' research aims to answer policy-relevant questions in macroeconomics, focusing on the role of micro-level heterogeneity. He lends approaches from the macro, labor, and public literatures, combining microdata and theoretical models.
Meet with Jonas on Wednesday, September 18, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. CT.
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Jonas Enders
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Noah Goldstein

Professor of Management and Organizations
UCLA Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles
Research: Noah Goldstein holds joint appointments at UCLA in the Psychology Department and at the David Geffen School of Medicine. His primary line of research involves the study of the factors that lead people to change their behaviors in a variety of contexts, including management, marketing and health.You can learn more about his work here.
Meet with Dr. Goldstein on Thursday, October 3, 2024 at 2:30 p.m. CT.
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Noah Goldstein