Marianne Bertrand

Co-Chair, Labor Markets

J-PAL Affiliated Professor

Chris P. Dialynas Professor of Economics

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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.

Marianne earned her PhD in economics from Harvard University.

Marianne has served as a lecturer at J-PAL training events and as a mentor to J-PAL regional scholars. She has served on the Executive Committee of the J-PAL Board of Directors, as well as the review boards of J-PAL's Post-Primary Education Initiative (PPE), Worker Prosperity Initiative (WPI), and Jobs and Opportunity Initiative (JOI).