Cara Ebert


Tel +49 551 39 - 12406
Room: CeMIS 1.118 (old building)

Mailing Address:
Waldweg 26
37073 Göttingen

Office hours: by appointment



Research Interests

Development Economics: Early Childhood Development, Health, Education, Impact Evaluation

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Bärnighausen T, Oldenburg C, Tugwell P, Bommer C, Ebert C, Barreto M, Djimeu E, Haber N, Waddington H, Rockers P, Sianesi B, Bor J, Fink G, Valentine J, Tanner J, Stanley T, Sierra E, Tchetgen ET, Atun R, Vollmer S (2017) Quasi-experimental study designs series: assessing the assumptions. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.02.017

Current work

  • Iron supplementation and psychosocial stimulation to foster early childhood development: A randomized controlled trial in Bihar, India. Joint work with Esther Heesemann and Prof. Dr. Sebastian Vollmer.
  • Son preference and child development: the gender-penalty for Bihari girls. Joint work with Prof. Dr. Sebastian Vollmer.
  • Socio-economic predictors of hyperlipidemia in low- and middle-income countries. Joint work with the HPACC Team from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health and Prof. Dr. Sebastian Vollmer.
  • Intergenerational mobility in education: Disentangling nature from nurture components using the Indonesian Family Life Survey.

  • Courses in winter term 2016/17

    Quasi Experiments in Development Economics [UniVZ]