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Martin Mattsson

Assistant Professor

Martin is currently Assistant Professor in Economics at the National University of Singapore. He studies the effects of institutions on individual behaviour and socio-economic outcomes. He has completed two large-scale field studies in Bangladesh, one on the impacts of performance scorecards on government bureaucrats and another on the effects of village courts. He is also investigating how the #MeToo movement has affected people coming forward to report sexual crimes. Currently he is building a new research agenda about air pollution in South Asia. Before starting at NUS in 2021, he earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. Prior to that, he earned an MPA/ID from Harvard Kennedy School in 2014 and a BA in Economics and Management from Oxford University in 2011