Bio and CV

I am a Senior Economist with the World Bank in Washington, D.C., in the Office of the Chief Economist for the South Asia Region. I received a doctorate in economics from Harvard University in 2010 and a bachelor's degree in physics from Harvard University in 2003. My research interests are diverse and include a broad set of topics and both experimental and nonexperimental work in development economics and selected areas of domestic policy. My work has been published in the American Law and Economics Review, the American Economic Review, the American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings issue, the Journal of International Trade and Economic Development and Health Economics and is forthcoming in the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. I have work and research experience in Kenya, Zambia, Bangladesh, Uganda, Vietnam, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Malawi and Burkina Faso and am currently starting new work in India and Pakistan.

Research fields: development economics, applied microeconomics

References: Michael Kremer, Jonathan Morduch, Paul Glewwe, Sendhil Mullainathan, Mark Sundberg

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