Aflatun is a Graduate Research Fellow with the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University. Currently, he is working with GGO’s Senior Research Fellow Professor Lucas Rentschler, Research Affiliate Professor Massimilaino Tani and Postdoctoral Associate Zeeshan Samad on understanding immigrants’ attitude towards immigration at the CGO’s Experimental Economics Lab.
Previously, he worked on application of gene drive technology in conservation of endangered species with CGO’s Research Associate Jennifer Morales. His broader research interest lies in addressing pressing development and environment related problems using tools from Behavioral and Experimental Economics, and Machine Learning. Aflatun is doing his MS in Economics with focus on Mathematics and Data Science at Utah State University. He also works as a Teaching Assistant for quantitative courses like Econometrics and Machine Learning.