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Yang and Montero Break Down Research With American Economic Association

November 15, 2022

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Edited Festival Mexico

Dean Yang, professor of Economics and Public Policy, and Eduardo Montero, assistant professor of Public Policy at the UM Ford School of Public Policy, discuss their research on the relationship between religious festivals and economic development in Mexico during a recent conversation with the American Economic Association. Yang explains the connection between economic development and communities with agriculturally coinciding festivals, while Montero discusses why the festivals persist despite their findings.

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