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Rachel Glennerster
Rachel Glennerster is an Associate Professor of Economics in the Division of Social Science at the University of Chicago. She uses randomised trials to study democracy and accountability, health, education, microfinance, and women’s empowerment mai... Read more


James Habyarimana
James Habyarimana is the Provost Distinguished Associate Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. His research is focused on identifying low-cost strategies to address barriers to better health and education outcomes... Read more


Karthik Muralidharan
Karthik Muralidharan is the Tata Chancellor’s Professor of Economics at the University of California, San Diego. Born and raised in India, he earned an AB in economics (summa cum laude) from Harvard, an MPhil in economics from Cambridge (UK), a... Read more


John Floretta
John Floretta has been the Global Deputy Executive Director of J-PAL since 2020. He works with J-PAL’s Executive Director to set J-PAL’s strategic vision and collaborates closely with the leadership of the seven regional offices. He direc... Read more


Mauricio Romero
Mauricio Romero is an assistant professor of economics at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). Mauricio was born and raised in Colombia, where he received a BA in economics (summa cum laude) and a BA in mathematics (cum laude) from... Read more


Adrienne Lucas
Adrienne Lucas is a professor and department chair in the economics department in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a faculty af... Read more

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