Staff

Our staff work in three verticals: Research, Education, and Training; Policy and Communications; and Finance and Operations. Staff support J-PAL's work at our global office at MIT and regional offices worldwide.

 

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Postdoctoral Associate , J-PAL Africa

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Research Analyst, J-PAL Africa

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Postdoctoral Fellow, J-PAL Africa

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Research Associate , J-PAL Africa

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Policy Manager, J-PAL Africa

Research Support Assistant, J-PAL Africa

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Senior Policy Associate, J-PAL Africa

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Senior Data Associate , J-PAL Africa

Aimee Hare

Senior Policy Associate, J-PAL Africa

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Administrative Associate , J-PAL Africa

Deputy Executive Director, J-PAL Africa

Brynde Kreft

Research Associate, J-PAL Africa

Research Manager, J-PAL Africa

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Policy Associate , J-PAL Africa

Scientific Director, J-PAL Africa

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Economics

University of Virginia

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Associate Director of Policy, J-PAL Africa

Alessia Mortara

Policy Manager, J-PAL Africa

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Senior Operations Associate , J-PAL Africa

Project Director, J-PAL Africa

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Executive Director, J-PAL Africa

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Policy Associate , J-PAL Africa

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Administrative Associate , J-PAL Africa

Scientific Director, J-PAL Africa

Co-Chair, Agriculture

Co-Chair, Digital Identification and Finance Initiative in Africa (DigiFI Africa)

Associate Professor of Applied Economics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)