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Edison Jakurti


Adjunct PhD Candidate

Boltzmannstraße 20
Room 402a
14195 Berlin

Current position:

PhD Candidate in Economics, PhD program "Public Economics and Inequality", School of Business and Economics, Freie Universität Berlin

Scholar of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)



2016 – 2018 Master of International Development Policy, Concentration: Applied Economics, Duke University

2011 – 2015 Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, in Economics and Statistics, Rochester Institute of Technology


Previous positions:

2017 – 2018  Teaching Assistant, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

2017   Research Assistant, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

2017   Consultant, International Finance Corporation, World Bank

Research Interests:

Economic Inequality, Public Economics, International Trade, Labor Economics, Economic Development, Political Economy, History of Economic Thought



(2018). The Effects of the Stabilization and Association Agreement between Kosova and the European Union on Trade. Master’s Project. Duke University. 

(2018). Social Policy in Kosova. The Journal of International Policy Solutions. Volume XX. University of San Diego. 

(2017). Taxing the Digital Economy: It’s complicated. Future Development. The Brookings Institution. 

(2017). Taxing the Digital Economy: Challenges in the European Union. Sanford Journal of Public Policy. Duke University.