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.



Maurice F. Strong Career Development Associate Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management

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Tavneet Suri is an Associate Professor of Applied Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management. She is the Editor in Chief of VoxDev. At J-PAL, she is Scientific Director for Africa, Co-Chair for Agriculture and Chair of the Digital Identification and Finance Initiative. Her research focuses on the adoption and impacts of technology in sub-Saharan Africa. Tavneet completed her undergraduate studies in Economics at Trinity College, University of Cambridge in 1999, received her MA in International and Development Economics at Yale University in 2001, and her PhD in Economics at Yale University in 2006. She has been at MIT Sloan since 2006.