ATAI Researchers are a select group of leading impact evaluation specialists in agriculture, the majority from J-PAL and CEGA networks.

ATAI is led by a Board of J-PAL and CEGA affiliates, supported by a staff “Secretariat.” To view the full list of our affiliates, see the organization websites for CEGA and J-PAL.



Assistant Professor at the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, and Department of Economics, University of Washington

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Brian Dillon is an Assistant Professor in the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Washington. His teaching and research are concentrated in the fields of development economics, agricultural economics, econometrics, and behavioral economics. Most of his field work takes place in east Africa. He is a co-organizer of the Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE) Network.