• Associate Professor of Business Administration
    Harvard Business School
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Professor Ashraf is an Associate Professor at Harvard Business School. Her research has focused on technology adoption, intra-household decision making, and employee motivation, with applications in health, agriculture, and micro-finance.

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

    David Autor is Professor of Economics at MIT, Faculty Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and Editor in Chief of the Journal of Economic Perspectives.

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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
    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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  • 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
    Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

    Claudio Ferraz is an Associate Professor of Economics at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). His areas of interest are development, political economy and public economics.

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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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  • Associate Professor of Political Economy
    Stanford Graduate School of Business
    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

    Frederico Finan is an Associate Professor of Political Economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. His research focuses on a broad range of economic topics in the areas of economic development and political economy.

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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 Maryland
    Ph.D., Oxford University

    Sebastian Galiani is a Professor of Economics at University of Maryland and Visiting Professor at Universidad de San Andres, Argentina. He is a member of the executive committee of LACEA.

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  • Associate Professor
    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    Francisco Gallego is Associate Professor in the Economics Institute of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC). His areas of interest are development Economics, political economy, and the economics of education.

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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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  • Assistant Professor
    University of Toronto
    Ph.D., Princeton University

    Marco Gonzalez-Navarro is an assistant professor at University of Toronto. His research area is development, focused on basic infrastructure in developing countries. His ongoing work examines the effect of sustainable rural clean water access in Brazil on children's health and adults' labor decisions.

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  • Assistant Professor
    Tufts University
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Kelsey Jack is Assistant Professor of Economics at Tufts University and a Faculty Research Fellow at the NBER. Prior to joining the faculty at Tufts, she was a Post-Doctoral Associate at MIT, with the Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative (ATAI) at J-PAL.

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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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  • 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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  • Assistant Professor
    Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    Jeanne Lafortune is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. Her primary fields of interest are labor and development economics, with a particular interest in family economics.

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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
    PSE-École d’économie de Paris
    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

    Karen Macours is an Associate Professor at the Paris School of Economics and researcher at INRA. Her current research focuses on conditional cash transfer programs, early childhood development, rural poverty, and agriculture.

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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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  • Assistant Professor
    Universidad de Chile
    Ph.D., University of Michigan

    Claudia is Assistant Professor of Economics at Universidad de Chile. Her research focuses on distribution of power inside households, migration, education and public policies in developing countries.

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  • Assistant Professor of Global Health Economics
    Harvard School of Public Health
    Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

    Margaret McConnell is Assistant Professor of Global Health Economics at the Harvard School of Public Health. Her current research combines behavioral economics with field and laboratory experiments to design and evaluate policies to change health and financial behaviors.

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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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  • Assistant Professor
    Harvard Business School
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Dina Pomeranz is an assistant professor at the Harvard Business School. Her research focuses on public policies towards firms and entrepreneurs in developing countries.

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  • Associate Professor
    University of São Paulo
    Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

    Marcos A. Rangel is an associate professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Sao Paulo. He is currently a visiting associate professor of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University (2012-2013). He researches topics on development economics, demographic and labor economics, and applied microeconomics.

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  • Chancellor
    Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Ernesto Schargrodsky received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1998. He is the Dean of the Business School of the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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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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  • Professor of Economics
    Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
    Ph.D., Stanford University

    Enrique is an IO and Development Economist interested in financial development and the role of government in the economy. He combines policy making experience in Mexico with an interest in theory based empirical research.

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  • Associate Professor
    Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
    Ph.D., University of Chicago

    Rodrigo R. Soares is Associate Professor of Economics at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). His research centers on development economics, ranging from health, human capital, and population, to corruption, institutions, and crime.

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  • Professor of Politics
    Princeton University
    Ph.D., Northwestern University

    Professor Leonard Wantchekon is professor of Politics and associated faculty in the economics department at Princeton University. His research is broadly focused on Political Economy and development economics particularly in Africa, and his specific interests include experimental studies on democracy

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  • Associate Professor of Public Policy and Economics
    University of Michigan
    Ph.D., Harvard University

    Dean Yang is an Associate Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the University of Michigan, where he studies international migration, human capital, disasters, crime, and corruption.

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  • Professor of Economics
    Dartmouth College
    Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    Jonathan Zinman's research focuses on intertemporal choice and household finance. He works with policymakers and financial institutions around the globe to test economic theories of how firms and consumers interact in markets.

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