Lauren Falcao Bergquist
J-PAL Affiliated Professor
Assistant Professor of Economics and Global Affairs
Lauren Falcao Bergquist is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Global Affairs at Yale University. 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.