• Professor of Economics
    University College London
    Ph.D., London School of Economics

    Orazio Attanasio is Professor of Economics at University College London and a Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, where he co-directs the Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies and the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy.

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  • Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Abhijit Banerjee has conducted randomized evaluations of remedial and computer assisted education in India and has assessed reforms of informal schools in tribal areas in India.

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  • Assistant Professor of Economics
    Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad (IIM-A)
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Sharon Barnhardt is an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad (IIM-A). Her research focuses on issues of urban development and rural health, through the use of natural and randomized experiments in India.

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  • Assistant Professor
    Northwestern University
    Ph.D., Yale University

    Lori Beaman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Northwestern University. Beaman's research interests lie in development and labor economics with a focus on the role of social networks in the labor market and in agriculture, and women's economic and social mobility.

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  • Assistant Professor
    Cornell University
    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    James Berry is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Cornell University. His research addresses questions in development and labor economics, primarily through the use of field experiments.

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  • Chris P. Dialynas Professor of Economics
    Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Marianne Bertrand is a Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Her research focuses on racial bias in the US, affirmative action for disadvantaged castes in India, and corruption in India.

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  • Professor
    Stanford University
    Ph.D., University of College London (UCL)

    Nicholas Bloom is a Professor in the Department of Economics at Stanford University. Bloom's research interests include management practices, causes and consequences of uncertainty, and the effect of IT on factors such as tax, trade, and regulation.

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  • Professor of Economics
    London School of Economics
    Ph.D., Oxford University

    Robin Burgess is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. His areas of research interest include development economics, public economics, political economy, labor economics and environmental economics.

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  • Professor, Public Policy and Management
    Indian Institute of Management (IIM)
    Ph.D., Australian National University

    Raghabendra Chattopadhyay is a Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta whose research focuses on local government and the State's role in provision of social services such as adult and elementary education and economic programs.

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  • Associate Professor of Business Administration
    Harvard Business School
    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    Shawn Cole is an Associate Professor in the Finance Unit at Harvard Business School. His research examines corporate finance, banking, and consumer finance in developing countries, covering topics such as bank competition, government regulation, and household investment decisions.

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  • Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Ph.D., MIT

    Esther Duflo is the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics in the Department of Economics at MIT and a founder and director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.

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  • Associate Professor
    Duke University
    Ph.D., Princeton University

    Erica Field is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Duke University. Her current research examines the link between health investments and economic mobility.

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  • Assistant Professor
    London School of Economics
    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    Greg Fischer is a Lecturer of Economics at the London School of Economics. His research focuses on corporate finance, entrepreneurship, and financial innovation in developing countries.

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  • Professor of Economics
    University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business
    Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

    Paul Gertler is Professor at the Hass School of Business and School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests include health, education, and labor economics.

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  • Ph.D., University of London

    Rachel Glennerster is Executive Director of J-PAL. Her research includes evaluations of community driven development, the adoption of new agricultural technologies, and improving accountability in Sierra Leone; empowerment of girls in Bangladesh; increasing compliance with tuberculosis medication in Pakistan; and health, education, and microfinance programs in India.

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  • 3M Professor of Environmental Economics
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Ph.D., Princeton University

    Michael Greenstone is the 3M Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The focus of his research is on estimating the costs and benefits of environmental quality.

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  • Associate Professor of Public Policy
    Harvard Kennedy School of Government
    Ph.D., MIT

    Rema Hanna is an Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, whose research focuses on understanding how to improve the provision of public services in developing countries.

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  • Associate Professor
    Northwestern University
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Seema Jayachandran is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Northwestern University. Her work focuses primarily on health in developing countries, and she also has research interests in education, labor markets, the environment, and political economy.

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  • Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
    Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    Ph.D., Princeton University

    Robert Jensen is a Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on the microeconomics of international poverty and economic development, including topics such as gender, health, education, fertility, and the role of markets and private enterprise in promoting economic development.

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  • Professor of Economics
    Yale University
    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    Dean Karlan is a Professor of Economics at Yale University and the Founder of Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA). He researches microeconomic issues of public policies, studying the impact of policies which fight poverty, and the relevance of theories of individual decision-making.

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  • Assistant Professor of Economics
    Yale University
    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    Daniel Keniston is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Yale University. His research focuses on the role and structure of markets in developing countries, as well as governance, technology adoption, and economic history.

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  • Professor of Public Policy
    Harvard Kennedy School of Government
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Asim Ijaz Khwaja is Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. His areas of interest include economic development, finance, education, political economy, institutions, and contract theory/mechanism design.

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  • Assistant Professor of Economics
    Northwestern University
    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    Cynthia Kinnan is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Northwestern University. Her research focuses on the interaction of networks and access to financial systems in the developing world.

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  • Gates Professor of Developing Societies
    Harvard University
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Michael Kremer is the Gates Professor of Developing Societies in the Department of Economics at Harvard University and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Kremer's recent research examines education and health in developing countries, immigration, and globalization.

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  • Senior Lecturer in Public Policy
    Harvard Kennedy School of Government
    Ph.D., Northwestern University

    Dan Levy is a Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and the Director of Training for J-PAL. His current research focuses on CCT education interventions.

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  • Assistant Professor of Economics
    University of Texas at Austin
    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    Leigh Linden is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin. His research focuses on the ability of social services to improve the well being of children, especially in impoverished areas.

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  • Associate Professor
    University of California, Berkeley
    Ph.D., Yale University

    Jeremy Magruder is an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley. His research interests include unemployment in South Africa, job networks in India, and HIV/AIDS in Malawi.

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  • Assistant Professor
    University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    Ph.D., Princeton University

    Aprajit Mahajan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at UCLA. Mahajan’s research interests are in development and econometrics with a regional focus on India.

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  • Associate Professor of Economics
    University of California, San Diego
    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

    Craig McIntosh is Associate Professor of Economics in the International Relations school at the University of California, San Diego. He is a development economist whose work focuses on the evaluation of programs intended to contribute to the financial livelihoods of poor households.

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  • Douglas A. Warner III Professor of Economics
    Yale University
    Ph.D., University of Manchester

    Costas Meghir is a professor of Economics at Yale University. His interests include labor economics, household behavior, retirement and pensions, income distribution, consumption, demand analysis and development economics.

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  • Oxfam Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics
    University of California, Berkeley
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Edward Miguel, the Oxfam Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics at the University of California at Berkeley, focuses his research on the provision and the impact of public goods to the poor in sub-Saharan Africa, notably in Kenya and Tanzania.

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  • Associate Professor of Economics
    Yale University
    Ph.D., University of Maryland

    Mushfiq Mobarak is a development economist at Yale with interests in environment, and public finance issues. His research focuses on field experiments which explore the adoption of profitable technologies in developing countries and the use of water and other environmental resources.

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  • Professor of Economics
    Harvard University
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Sendhil Mullainathan is a Professor of Economics at Harvard. He has conducted a randomized evaluation of racial bias in hiring in the US, examined the impact of cash transfers to the elderly in South Africa.

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  • Assistant Professor of Economics
    University of California, San Diego
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Karthik Muralidharan is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at University of California, San Diego. His research focuses on improving education and health in developing countries.

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  • Assistant Professor
    University of California, San Diego
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Paul Niehaus is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at UC San Diego. His research deals with welfare and corruption in developing countries and with learning processes.

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  • Professor of Economics
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Benjamin Olken is a Professor in the Department of Economics at MIT His research focuses on the political economy of developing countries, with a particular focus on corruption.

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  • Mohammed Kamal Professor of Public Policy
    Harvard Kennedy School of Government
    Ph.D., London School of Economics

    Rohini Pande is the Mohammed Kamal Professor of Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government. Her research focuses on the economic analysis of the politics and consequences of different forms of redistribution.

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  • Assistant Professor
    Université Catholique de Louvain
    Doctorat, Université Paris Sorbonne

    William joined J-PAL in 2006 as a post-doctoral fellow, focusing on access to credit, poverty, and health issues. He is currently working on several randomized evaluations in Morocco, Pakistan and France.

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  • Professor of Economics
    University College London
    Ph.D., London School of Economics

    Imran Rasul is a Professor in the Department of Economics at University College London. His areas of interest focus on labor economics and household economics.

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  • Michael M. Koerner Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Ph.D., University of Chicago

    Antoinette Schoar is the Michael M. Koerner (49’) Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance at the Sloan School of Management. She holds a PhD is in Economics from the University of Chicago and an undergraduate degree from the University of Cologne.

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  • Assistant Professor
    Dartmouth College
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Sandip Sukhtankar is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Dartmouth College. His research interests lie at the intersection of development, political economy, and public economics, with a focus on corruption and governance issues. Most of his field work is based in India.

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  • Associate Professor
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra
    Ph.D., Princeton University

    Alessandro Tarozzi is currently an associate professor at UPF and at Barcelona GSE. His current research centers on factors that limit access and uptake of health-protecting technologies in developing countries.

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  • Assistant Professor of Economics
    University of Michigan
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Rebecca Thornton has worked on an evaluation of a merit-based scholarship in Kenya and is also working on evaluations examining HIV testing and prevention and menstruation and education in Nepal.

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