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Melanie Morten

Melanie Morten

Faculty Affiliate
Stanford King Center on Global Development
Assistant Professor of Economics
Department of Economics
PhD, Economics, Yale University, 2013
BCom, The University of Auckland, 2005


Melanie Morten is a assistant professor in the department of economics at Stanford University. She is a development economist interested in how households respond to risk in developing countries, including using short term and temporary migration. She received her PhD from Yale in May 2013 and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Minneapolis Federal Reserve.


Research Interests: 
Economic Development, Migration