Jonas Hjort

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J-PAL Affiliated Professor

Professor of Economics

University College London

Jonas Hjort is a Professor of Economics at University College London. He was previously an Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at Columbia Business School. His research studies private firms and public-sector organizations in developing countries. In particular, he is interested in how relationships shape firm performance, how organizations react to changes in trade and information costs caused by globalization, and organizational performance in the public sector. He received his PhD in economics from University of California, Berkeley.