Ryoko Sato, University of Michigan
From Ryoko Sato's bio:
Ryoko Sato is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at University of Michigan. She studies development economics focusing on health behavioral change. She has been conducting a field experiment to examine what kind of incentive generates changes in health behaviors. Her projects include research in rural Nigeria on whether emotional message increases the vaccination take-up among women. Prior to joining Ph.D. program, Ryoko received a BA in International Studies and a MA in Economics in Japan.
About the Economic Development Seminar:
The Economic Development Seminar is co-sponsored by the International Policy Center at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Ross School's Business Economics, and the Economics Department (sponsored in part by a generous gift from Jay and Beth Rakow) of the University of Michigan. The Seminars serve as a forum for faculty and students to discuss the work of economic development scholars at the University of Michigan and around the world.