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 Montana State University

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Nick Hagerty is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics at Montana State University. Nick’s research studies the role of natural resources in how societies around the world cope with environmental change, and how policy design can help people better adapt. Prior to Montana State, Nick earned his Ph.D. in economics from MIT and completed an S.V. Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellowship at UC Berkeley.