Alejandro Ganimian

Alejandro J. Ganimian is an Education Post-Doctoral Fellow at J-PAL South Asia, where he works with Karthik Muralidharan (co-chair of J-PAL’s education program) and Esther Duflo (Scientific Director, J-PAL South Asia) to set a research agenda for education and human development, and develop new projects that contribute evidence to this research program. Prior to joining J-PAL South Asia in 2015, he worked for the American Institutes for Research, the Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE), Mexicanos Primero, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank, and the Partnership for Educational Revitalization in the Americas (PREAL). He co-founded Enseñá por Argentina, an effort to recruit the country’s top college graduates to teach in schools serving disadvantaged students, and Educar y Crecer, an initiative that offers remedial education to low-income children. He serves in the Advisory Board of Proyecto Educar 2050, an organization that advocates for quality education in Argentina. Alejandro holds a doctorate in Quantitative Policy Analysis in Education from Harvard University, where he was a fellow in the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy, a master’s in Educational Research from the University of Cambridge, and a bachelor’s in International Politics from Georgetown University.