Saumitra Jha

J-PAL Affiliated Professor

Associate Professor

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Saumitra Jha is an Associate Professor of Political Economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. A common thread in his research is understanding the effectiveness of organizations and innovations that societies have developed to address the problems of violence and political polarization in the past, and seeking new lessons for solving such challenges in contemporary developing societies. He received his PhD in economics from Stanford University.