Jovin Aveline Lasway

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Graduate Research Assistant
Applied Economics
Research Interests

My primary research interest is in the area of economic demography with the intersection of environmental and agricultural economics. My publications focused on modeling the adoption decisions of small-scale farmers’ improved technologies in Tanzania with a focus on soil conservation technologies, land governance, inorganic fertilizers, herbicides, and improved maize seeds.


Jovin is a Ph.D. student in the Applied Economics Graduate Program at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Jovin is also a Jean Kinsey, Mary A., and Robert B. Litterman Fellow. Jovin is affiliated with the Impact Evaluation Laboratory at Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF), Tanzania; and Environment for Development Tanzania (EfDT), University of Dar es Salaam.