Dr. Cara Ebert

former Research Associate & Doctoral Student
Chair of Development Economics / CeMIS, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Vollmer
Member of the Research Training Group Globalization and Development

Telephone: +49 551 39 - 12406
E-Mail: cara.ebert@wiwi.uni-goettingen.de

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, 89: 53-66.

Other articles:

  • Subramanyam M, Ebert C, Bommer C, Bogler L, Kumar A, Varghese S, Atre S and Vollmer S, (2017). Impact of the Gram Varta programme on health, nutrition and women's empowerment in India 3ie Grantee Final Report. New Delhi: International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie).

  • FAO (2016). Sex-Disaggregated Data and Gender Indicators in Agriculture: A Review of Data Gaps and Good Practices. Technical Report Series GO-12-2016. Rome.

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.

  • Early childhood development and the heterogeneity in son preferences for the next born child in India. 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 summer term 2018

  • Field Experiments in Development Economics [UniVZ]