Laura Schechter

Agricultural and Applied Economics



International Activity

Gates Foundation funded collaboration with the Ministry of Sanitation in Senegal looking at sanitary desludging mechanisms (
NSF funded collaboration with One Acre Fund (an NGO) studying the roll-out of high quality agro-input shops in Kenya. I received a Vilas for this work:
AAE 374: The Growth and Development of Nations in the Global Economy
AAE 462: Latin American Economic Development
AAE 474: Economic Problems of Developing Areas
AAE 730: Graduate Economic Development

CALS Priority Themes
  • Economic & Community Development
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
  • No Poverty
  • Zero Hunger
  • Good Health and Well Being
  • Clean Water and Sanitation
  • Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure