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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.

Edward

Miguel

Oxfam Professor in Environmental and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley

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Edward Miguel is the Oxfam Professor in Environmental and Resource Economics and Faculty Director of the Center for Effective Global Action at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 2000. His research focuses on African economic development, the impact of ethnic divisions on local collective action, and interactions between health, education, and productivity for the poor. Miguel has conducted randomized evaluations of a deworming program in Kenya and of a nutrition supplement program in India. He has also conducted field research in Sierra Leone and Tanzania.