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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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Manasi Deshpande

Associate Professor in Economics; Co-Director of Graduate Placement
Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics, University of Chicago
Research: Dr. Deshpande's research interests are empirical public finance and labor economics, with a focus on the effects of social insurance and public assistance programs and their interaction with labor markets. You can learn more about her work here.
Meet with Dr. Deshpande on Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 12:15 p.m. CT.
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Manasi Deshpande
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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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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