Jayanta Talukder Takes Second Place in 3MT Competition

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Economics Ph.D. candidate Jayanta Talukder took second place in the 2023 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. 3MT is a competition for research master's and doctoral students to develop and showcase their research communication skills. Jayanta Talukder presented his doctoral thesis "Reverse Migration and Occupational Choice: Evidence from COVID-Induced Lockdown in India." His research empirically investigates the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown by conducting over 1,200 phone surveys on a sample of migrant workers from India.