Marcel Fafchamps is a Senior Fellow at the Freeman-Spogli Institute of International Studies at Stanford University. His research interests include economic development, market institutions, and social networks. His research focuses on entrepreneurship, factor markets, and the efficiency of social networks in Africa and South Asia. He has ongoing research on political economy issues in Africa and Asia.
Marcel studied law and economics at the Université Catholique de Louvain. He completed his PhD in agricultural economics from the University of California, Berkeley.