Jishnu Das is a Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. His work focuses on the delivery of basic services, particularly health and education. He has worked on the quality of health care, mental health, information in health and education markets, child learning and test-scores and the determinants of trust. Prior to Georgetown, Jishnu worked as a lead economist at the World Bank, where he was part of the core team on the World Development Report on Gender and Development in 2011. He received his PhD in economics from Harvard University.