Sam Wang is a Research Associate for Professor Amy Finkelstein at J-PAL North America. Prior to joining J-PAL in 2018, Sam was an intern at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), where he worked on an agricultural randomization conducted in Ghana. He has also interned at a think tank and an immigration law non-profit.
Sam holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics and economics from Swarthmore College, where he graduated with high honors and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He is fluent in Mandarin and Spanish.