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Tulane University

Sean Higgins

Non-Resident Research Fellow

Sean Higgins is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Center for Effective Global Action. He is also Director of the Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Data Center on Fiscal Redistribution. His research focuses on financial inclusion through government cash transfer programs in developing countries and on the impact of taxes and transfers on inequality and poverty. He received his PhD from Tulane University in 2016 and has worked as a consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank and World Bank. His research has been published in a number of academic journals including the Journal of Development Economics, and has been funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Fulbright Program, and the National Science Foundation.

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