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Simon Heß (sometimes: Hess)

I am a postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Development Economics at the Goethe University Frankfurt. I obtained my PhD in 2020 from Goethe University, advised by Professor Matthias Schündeln. My research broadly focuses on social and economic networks and on impact evaluations of development interventions.

My preferred pronouns are he/him/his.

To learn more about me, download my CV or reach out: @econ.

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Research

Development Projects and Economic Networks: Lessons From Rural Gambia

Altruism, Capacity Constraints and the Topology of Transfer Networks

Environmental Effects of Development Programs: Experimental Evidence from West African Dryland Forests

Randomization Inference with Stata: A Guide and Software

Software

ritest - randomization inference tests for Stata

geocodehere - Stata program for geocoding using HERE maps

colorscatter - vary colors in scatterplots by values of a third variable in Stata