Tobias Pftuze

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Tobias Pfutze

Adjunct Scholar

Tobias Pfutze (Ph.D., 2008, New York University) is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Oberlin College and an adjunct scholar at DRI. He has worked on the effects of migration on sending countries, the emergence/persistence of democratic institutions, and the effectiveness of foreign aid. His current research focuses on the effects of recently implemented government policies in Mexico that are directed primarily at the country’s most marginalized populations. In the past, Tobias has also worked as a consultant for the Human Development Report Office at UNDP.