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David Sears

Director of Finance and Operations, J-PAL

David Sears joined J-PAL in 2010 and directs its administrative and financial functions. Following 5 years in Morocco with the US Peace Corps and USAID, he returned to the US for graduate school and then worked in international development for many years, managing World Bank and USAID-funded projects worldwide in the areas of small business development, industrial restructuring, and management training.

David holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School and a BA in economics from Haverford College.