Evidence from Ethiopia shows that interning in a management role for a month leads to higher wage earnings and can help some people run profitable businesses
Tavneet SuriAnother cool #Ethiopia experiment: read about it @vox_dev
Interning for a month in a management role increases the probability of getting a professional wage job (and raises hours + wages)
By #GirumAbebe #MarcelFafchamps @KoelleM@simonrquinn
As countries become greater economic friends in terms of the welfare effects of their productivity growth, they become greater political friends in terms of United Nations voting and strategic rivalries.
Financial incentives for job applicants can help firms attract high-quality candidates and also encourage those from disadvantaged backgrounds to apply
Tavneet SuriNew #VoxDevTalks podcast from @vox_dev: listen to @caria_stefano talk about his work with #GirumAbebe & @EOrtizOspina
Results from a cool experiment in #Ethiopia
Perhaps surprisingly, reimbursing the costs for job applications attracts better applicants
Letting workers provide feedback on their managers leads to significant reductions in worker turnover and increases in team productivity
Tavneet SuriAlso news @vox_dev: does allowing workers to provide feedback on their managers affect turnover & productivity? Experiment w/ auto workers
Hint: it's good (turnover falls & team productivity goes up)
By #JingCai and #ShingYiWang
To know virologist Akiko Iwasaki is to know that she is passionate about combatting sexism, power imbalance, and toxic behavior in academia.
Tavneet SuriAnother profile of @VirusesImmunity@statnews
A true role model!!
“I’ve also enjoyed hearing about a diverse set of thought processes based on where people are from & their backgrounds - that really gives you that spice you need to do creative science”
Tavneet SuriThere's still stuff you can do even if you've voted!
Given the immensely long voting lines in some places @WCKitchen is getting food & water to those in line
Love their slogan "we will use the power of food to make Election Day one of community & hope."
Tavneet SuriFor all of you in #Massachusetts if you haven't registered to vote yet go REGISTER NOW!!!!
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