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Harounan Kazianga

Harounan Kazianga is a Key Researcher on the RISE Nigeria team and a Professor of Economics at Oklahoma State University (USA). His research focuses on rural economic activity in Sub-Saharan Africa. He has conducted extensive research in Africa on technological change in agriculture; the use of financial markets, asset accumulation, and gift exchange to cope with risk; gender relations and the structure of household economies; education; and a variety of other aspects of rural economic organization. His papers have been published in the American Economic Journal: Applied, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, the Journal of Development Economics, and Economic Development and Cultural Change, among others.