Sophia joined the Growth Lab as a Research Assistant in 2021. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2021 with a BA in Economics and Peace Studies. As an undergraduate, she conducted research on the implementation of intrastate peace agreements in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America, agricultural development policies in Rwanda, and education decisions of remittance-receiving households in Mexico.
Her research interests include economic complexity, post-conflict development and governance, and machine learning applications in the social sciences.
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