Morgan Hardy

Morgan Hardy, Assistant Professor of Economics

Assistant Professor of Economics Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Email: morgan.hardy@nyu.edu
Education: BA Columbia University; PhD Brown University

Research Areas: development economics, firms, labor markets, social networks


Morgan Hardy is a development economist who’s research focuses broadly on private enterprise development and employment in low-income countries. Her research has employed a variety of experimental and applied methods, using originally collected data from Africa. She has active field projects in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Nigeria, on topics including combatting youth unemployment, improving small business profits, community-level impacts of industrialization, gender pay inequality, and the dynamics of small business owner networks.

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