Heath Henderson

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Complex Systems Summer School 2014

Heath Henderson is a research fellow at the Inter-American Development Bank where he conducts research and supports impact evaluations in such countries as Brazil, Costa Rica, and Ecuador. Originally from Rochester, MN, he attended graduate school at American University in Washington, DC where he received a PhD in economics and a MA in international politics. His dissertation, titled "Nicaragua, the Food Crisis, and the Future of Smallholder Agriculture," examined equity-efficiency tradeoffs in the distribution of agricultural landholdings in developing countries by focusing on the case of Nicaragua. Generally speaking, his research interests include development economics, economic inequality, computational economics, and econometrics. Website