Challenges of Global Poverty (MIT 14.73)
Esther Duflo and Frank Schilbach
Wrote and graded assignments and exams. Wrote and delivered lecture in required recitation. For an example lecture, see slides on insurance here
. Rated 6.6 out of 7 by students on anonymous course evaluations. Feedback:
“Great, understanding, interaction like with the insurance stuff is nice. Engaging, cuts to the point, knowledgeable like interested in connecting with you more about the topic! Writes really long helpful comments on memos.”
“Really engaging speaker!”
“Mikey has a very simple and impactful way of teaching and conveying material. This is truly his strength!”
Economics and Society's Toughest Problems (MIT 14.009)
Relied on experience as a filmmaker and journalist to advise students on multimedia projects. Rated 6.3 out of 7 by students on anonymous course evaluations. Feedback:
“Mikey was a god-tier TA w/ great and creative project ideas that helped my groups in the ideation process. Also a magical resistance to the cold.”
Political Economy and Economic Development (MIT 14.75/14.750)
Esther Duflo and Sara Lowes
Wrote and delivered lectures for masters-level recitations. Wrote and graded problem set and exams. For an example lecture, see slides on cultural mismatch here
. Rated 6.3 out of 7 by students on anonymous course evaluations.
Math Camp (MIT Master's in Data, Economics, and Development Policy)
Wrote and delivering lectures during math camp for the 2023 cohort of the master's program from which I graduated. Topics covered include probability, causal inference, and empirical strategies. For an example, see slides on causal inference here.