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Eleanor K

- Research Program Mentor

PhD Doctor of Philosophy candidate


labor economics, urban economics, public policy, economic inequality

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

How has broadband access influenced economic opportunity in rural communities?

Modern communication technologies have rapidly expanded access to information across the United States. Remote work offers to transform many sectors of the labor market and democratize employment opportunities across geographies. How has the expansion of broadband affected economic opportunities for workers in rural communities? This project would explore the consequences of broadband infrastructure on employment and economic activity in places with previously limited job opportunities.

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