MACHEquity postdoc to present at PAA

farhanFarhan Majid, a MACHEquity Postdoctoral Fellow based at McGill University, will attend the 2015 meeting of the Population Association of America, to present his paper War and the Destruction of Human Capital, coauthored with Jorge Agüero.  The paper examines the effect of the 1994 Rwandan genocide on the stock of human capital in the country, finding that it had a much stronger effect among Rwanda’s highly educated individuals. The paper will be delivered at Session 760, on Education Issues in Africa, and can be consulted in draft form here.

The 2014 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America will take place April 30-May 2 in San Diego.