Yeyoung Lee

Yeyoung Lee

United States PhD Student Michigan State University

Yeyoung Lee is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (AFRE) at Michigan State University. Her research interests broadly focus on food and nutrition security, women's empowerment, and human capital development in developing countries. She is also keen to understand different pathways to the heterogeneous effects of agricultural technologies on men's and women's livelihoods. Prior to joining AFRE, she had an opportunity to work on a study (The heat never bothered me anyway: Gender-specific response of agricultural labor to climatic shocks in Tanzania) with researchers at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) based in Washington, DC. During her recent academic journey, she collaborated with researchers at AFRE and IFPRI, supported by the Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Small-Scale Irrigation (ILSSI) and Food Security Policy, Research, Capacity, and Influence (PRCI).
 

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