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Press Mentions


Interviewed by Gretchen Wilson for NPR Marketplace story on Mozambique's food subsidies, June 16, 2011.

Interview with the International Affairs Forum, Fall 2010.

Research on microfinance

Malawi fingerprinting paper cited in:
Tim Ogden's FAI blog, October 4, 2012.
Global Michigan, October 10, 2012
Futurity, October 11, 2012, October 11, 2012
Biometric Update, October 12, 2012

Video: Fingerprinting for microcredit in Malawi, October 2012

Research on child health

"Under the Weather" paper cited in New York Times Magazine's Ninth Annual Year in Ideas issue, December 13, 2009

Guest contributor (with Sharon Maccini) on Wall Street Journal's Real Time Economics blog on "Under the Weather" paper, June 2, 2009

"Under the Weather" paper cited in Unconventional Wisdom, by columnist Richard Morin, Washington Post, May 11, 2006

Migration research

"Motivating Migrants" paper cited in:
Global Michigan, March 4, 2014, March 5, 2014
Times of India, March 6, 2014

Video: Motivating Migrants, March 2014

Several papers cited in Human Development Report 2009: Overcoming Barriers: Human Mobility and Development, UNDP, 2009.

Several papers cited in Global Economic Prospects 2006: Economic Implications of Remittances and Migration, World Bank, 2006.

"Why Do Migrants Return to Poor Countries?"
Cited in Filipino Families Divided by Distance, Economics, by Jennifer Ludden, May 10, 2006.

"International Migration, Remittances, and Household Investment "
Cited in:
Remittances and Economic Shocks by D'Laarni Ortiz, Business World (Philippines), July 21, 2006.
Families of Overseas Workers Get Peso Windfall, Philippine News, September 15, 2004.
Peso Depreciation Provides Opportunities for Migrant Families to Improve Lives, by Villy Cabuag, Makiling Journal (Philippines), September 20, 2004.
Migrant Families Improve Lives on Peso Depreciation, by Villy Cabuag, Business World (Philippines), September 24, 2004.

"Salvadorans Overseas"
Cited in Just Grand at Home with the Money from Far Away, by Sara Silver
Financial Times, March 26, 2004, p. 9.

"Economist Interview 10" by Ryo Ishida, Finance (Japanese Ministry of Finance magazine), July 2010.

Guardian (UK) , Feb. 11, 2008

Gulf Times (Qatar) , Nov. 18, 2007

Wall Street Journal, Nov. 1, 2006

Arizona Daily Star, Nov. 17, 2006

La Prensa Grafica (El Salvador), Oct. 15, 2003

El Diario de Hoy (El Salvador), Oct. 15, 2003