Lauren Falcao Bergquist

Affiliated professor, J-PAL
Assistant professor University of Michigan

Lauren Falcao Bergquist is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Michigan. Her current research interests focus on market efficiency, trade, and agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. Lauren is involved in several projects through J-PAL/CEGA’s joint Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative. Among these are a pilot investigating the barriers to high product quality along a value chain within Ethiopia’s honey sector and a study on the timing of loans to maize farmers to promote grain storage. She earned her PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.