Nils Enevoldsen

I study global poverty at mit Economics.


2014 Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Washington

2008 Associate of Arts from South Seattle Community College


2014–16 Research Assistant for Rohini Pande and Abhijit Banerjee


2016 Teaching Assistant for edX 14.100x Microeconomics

Working Papers

2016 “Information as an Incentive: Experimental Evidence from Delhi Slums”
(with Abhijit Banerjee, Rohini Pande, and Michael Walton)






2014 Outstanding Scholar in Economics, University of Washington

2004 Richard Eells Scholarship for tuition and fees, Whitman College


2016 I did not receive a departmental fellowship in 2016 for the doctoral program at mit, nor did I receive an nsf Graduate Research Fellowship.

2016 I was not offered admission to doctoral programs in economics at Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, nyu, Columbia, Yale, Brown, UPenn, Michigan, or Duke, nor at the business schools of Harvard, nyu, or Chicago.

2014 I was not offered a pre-doctoral research position with Johannes Haushofer and Jeremy Shapiro.

2013 I did not apply to the Honors program in Economics at the University of Washington, nor did I write a thesis, nor did I take any graduate-level courses.

2007–12 I spent several years neither working nor studying.

2005 I was dismissed from Whitman College for poor grades.

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