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.



Associate Professor of Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz

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Jonathan Robinson is an Associate Professor of Economics at UCSC. His research focuses on sub-Saharan Africa, including studies of how individuals cope with risk, why farmers do not adopt potentially profitable agricultural technologies, and strategies to improve health outcomes and strengthen small businesses in Kenya.