Lisa A. Cameron
Research Fellow

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Cameron Lisa Cameron is a Professorial Research Fellow at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She graduated with a PhD in economics from Princeton University in 1996. She is an empirical development economist, working predominantly on Indonesia and China. Her research often incorporates the techniques of experimental economics.

Lisa's work has been published in many peer-reviewed journals including Science, the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of International Economics, Experimental Economics, Economic Development and Cultural Change and Demography.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2012.
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IZA World of Labor article: Social protection programs for women in developing countries
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10619  Lisa A. Cameron
Manisha Shah
Scaling Up Sanitation: Evidence from an RCT in Indonesia
10309  Diana Contreras Suarez
Lisa A. Cameron
Conditional Cash Transfers: Do They Change Time Preferences and Educational Aspirations?
9747  Lisa A. Cameron
Xin Meng
Dandan Zhang
China's Sex Ratio and Crime: Behavioral Change or Financial Necessity?
9563  Lisa A. Cameron
Susan Olivia
Manisha Shah
Initial Conditions Matter: Social Capital and Participatory Development
6756  Lisa A. Cameron
Manisha Shah
Risk-Taking Behavior in the Wake of Natural Disasters
(published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2015, 50 (2), 484-515)
6736  Lisa A. Cameron
Manisha Shah
Can Mistargeting Destroy Social Capital and Stimulate Crime? Evidence from a Cash Transfer Program in Indonesia
(published in: Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2014, 62 (2), 381-415)
6467  Lisa A. Cameron
Nisvan Erkal
Lata Gangadharan
Marina Zhang
Cultural Integration: Experimental Evidence of Changes in Immigrants' Preferences
(published in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, March 2015, 111, 38-58.)
289  Lisa A. Cameron
Deborah A. Cobb-Clark
Old-Age Support in Developing Countries: Labor Supply, Intergenerational Transfers and Living Arrangements
(published as 'Do coresidency and financial transfers from the children reduce the need for elderly parents to works in developing countries?' in : Journal of Population Economics, 2008, 21(4), 1007-1033)