Co-Chair, Political Economy and Governance
J-PAL Affiliated Professor
Professor of Economics and Director of Economic Growth Center
Rohini Pande is is the Henry J. Heinz II Professor of Economics and Director of the Economic Growth Center at Yale University. She is a co-editor of American Economic Review: Insights. Her research focuses on the economic analysis of the politics and consequences of different forms of redistribution, principally in developing countries. She is interested the role of public policy in providing the poor and disadvantaged political and economic power, and how notions of economic justice and human rights can help justify and enable such change. In 2022, she was awarded the the Infosys Prize in Social Sciences.