Andrew Zeitlin

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Andrew Zeitlin

Associate Professor

Georgetown University

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Andrew Zeitlin is an Associate Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. He is also a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Global Development, an Affiliated Professor at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), and Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University.

His research uses field and lab experimental methods to study how individual decision-making shapes state effectiveness, through the design of transfer programs, incentives in public-service provision, and tax policy and administration. In current projects, he examines the recruitment effects of pay-for-performance in the public sector, the impacts of cash vs in-kind transfer programs, and the design of audit policies to reduce retail tax evasion in Rwanda.

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