Maira Emy Reimão


I am a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Yale University and with Evidence Action, and will be on the job market this fall.

My research is primarily on development economics, and my interests include migration, gender, and labor.

My recent work has focused on seasonal migration and a series of randomized control trials (RCTs) offering subsidies to encourage domestic migration in Bangladesh. In this line of research, I am particularly interested in the effect of temporary migration on beliefs and social norms, as well as its relationship to permanent migration and urbanization.

My other main topics of research include childcare and other policies aimed at increasing female labor force participation; migration and those who stay behind; and measurements of empowerment and agency.


Yale UniversitySchool of Management165 Whitney AvenueNew Haven, CT 06520




e-mail: maira.reimao [at] yale.eduTwitter: @mairaemySkype: maira.emy.reimao