Taryn Dinkelman

Taryn Dinkelman is a development economist at the University of Notre Dame who studies labor markets and human capital in developing countries, including Botswana, Chile, India, Malawi, and her native country of South Africa. Barriers to full labor market participation and limitations on earnings capacity, particularly for women, are key themes in her work. She is a Faculty Research Associate at the NBER, a research theme leader at STEG (Structural Transformation and Economic Growth), and a Research Affiliate at BREAD, the CEPR, IZA, J-PAL and SALDRU (South African Labour and Development Research Unit). Prior to joining the department at Notre Dame in 2018, Dinkelman held positions as Associate and Assistant Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College and Assistant Professor at Princeton University.

Research Topics:

  • Labour markets
  • Development economics

Contact Details

Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame