Raji Jayaraman is an associate professor of economics. Her research is largely focussed on how economic policy and organizational design can improve economic outcomes and foster social inclusion, especially among the poor and disadvantaged. Her work has been published in leading economics journals including the American Economic Review and the Journal of Political Economy. She is currently at the University of Toronto, on leave from ESMT Berlin. Raji holds a PhD in Economics from Cornell University, an M.A. in International & Development Economics from Yale University, and a B.A. (Jnt. Honours) in Economics & Finance from McGill University.