Jack Thiemel

Jack Thiemel

PhD Candidate in Economics

Department of Economics

Connect with me

Key Expertise
Development Economics

About me

Jack is a PhD candidate in Economics affiliated with STICERD and the Economics of Environment and Energy (EEE) Programme. His research centres around (i) the challenges faced by non-governmental organisations in programme delivery, (ii) the effect of climate change on the livelihoods of the global poor, and (iii) how credit-constraints impact the demand for and effectiveness of workforce development programmes. His work is primarily based in Bangladesh and Uganda.

Before starting the PhD, Jack worked for the US Library of Congress and in Bangladesh, where he contributed to research on poverty traps and the intergenerational transmission of poverty. He holds a BSc in Economics and Mathematics from Georgetown University, where he was awarded the Dahlgren Medal in Mathematics.

Research Interests
Development Economics, Environmental Economics, Organizations

Oriana Bandiera

Research Centres

CV I Research I Personal Website

Expertise Details

Environmental Economics; Organizations