Samuel Bazzi

Core Faculty HCI, Global Development Policy Center

Ph.D., Economics, University of California, San Diego
270 Bay State Road, 02115 Boston (MA)
(617) 353-6150

Samuel Bazzi is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Boston University and Core Faculty at the Human Capital Initiative at the Global Development Policy Center. His research interests span development, labor, and political economy. He is particularly interested in understanding the barriers to labor mobility, how migration shapes culture, and how policy can mitigate the adverse effects of diversity. Another strand of research explores agglomeration spillovers and constraints to firm growth. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.

Recent HCI Work:

Sam recently presented at a conference on Migration at Stanford. He will be presenting at the following US universities this fall: Harvard, Tufts, Penn State. He’ll also be visiting Europe for a week where he’ll present at the following: Pompeu Fabra, Bocconi University, Collegio Carlo Alberto, and the Global Challenges Workshop in Milan.

His coauthors will be sharing their preliminary findings from their long-running migration experiment with the Government of Indonesia in November.


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