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Riley League,

Riley League

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Student in Economics, 2018-Present
As a third-year Economics PhD student, I am studying applied microeconomics, including industrial organization and health economics. I am also serving as a teaching assistant for two managerial economics courses at the Fuqua School of Business and as a research assistant for Professor Jimmy Roberts.

In my time at Duke, I have previously served as a teaching assistant for ECON 701 and 704, the core microeconomic theory sequence for first-year Economics PhD students, as well as a teaching assistant for Health Care Markets, an MBA elective at Fuqua.

Prior to coming to Duke, my research focused on economic development in Brazil. I am currently continuing and extending this research. I also did research in philosophy, focusing on political philosophy and applied ethics.

Finally, I currently serve on the Economics Graduate Student Council.

Educational Background
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
Valedictorian, Summa Cum Laude, High Honors in Philosophy
Davidson College (Davidson, NC, USA) 2014-2018

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Recent Publications

  1. Fitz, D; League, R, The impact of early-life shocks on adult welfare in Brazil: Questions of measurement and timing, Economics and Human Biology, vol. 37 (May, 2020), pp. 100843-100843, Elsevier BV [doi]


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