Supreet Kaur is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research is in development economics and behavioral economics, with a focus on labor markets. Her recent work examines how labor market failures affect employment, production, and other outcomes in developing countries. Her research also applies insights from behavioral economics to understand why wages, unemployment, and organizational structures look the way they do.
Supreet holds a B.S. in Operations Research from Columbia University, an MPA/ID from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. She has been awarded the David A. Wells Prize by the Harvard Economics Department (2012) and the Distinguished CESifo Afilliate Award in Behavioural Economics (2015). Her work has received financial support from the National Science Foundation, IGC, IZA, USAID, and the Spencer Foundation.