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Dr Babak Jahanshahi

Research Fellow in Criminology

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Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Biography

Babak is a research fellow on the Understanding Inequalities project. He is an expert in implementing econometric and statistical analysis methods such as instrument variable, triple differences analysis, synthetic control method and regression discontinuity design for attempting to draw causal inference from observational data.
 
Babak was a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Pavia where his work focussed on understanding the impact of organized crime on society, specifically around innovation, technology and human capital. He was a visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge to study the effect of the drugs market on public corruption. Babak completed his PhD in 2014 at the University of Bologna.

Research outputs

  1. Education reform and education gaps

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Organized Crime and Technology

    Research output: Working paper

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Research activities & awards

  1. 3rd Workshop on the Economics of Organized Crime

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  2. Internal Seminars

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  3. Sixth International Workshop of Applied Economics of Education

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

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