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 and policy 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 Science, the American Economic Review, the American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings issue, the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, the American Law and Economics Review, the Journal of Public Economics, Health Economics, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization and the Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, and is forthcoming in the Review of Development Economics. I have work and research experience in country in Kenya, Zambia, Bangladesh, Uganda, Vietnam, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Malawi and Burkina Faso, am currently starting new field work in India and Pakistan and have additionally worked with microdata from Mexico and Brazil.

Research fields: development economics, applied microeconomics

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

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