PEOPLE

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.

Tavneet

Suri

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

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Tavneet Suri is the Maurice F. Strong Career Development Associate Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management in the Applied Economics Group. She is an NBER Faculty Research Fellow, a Junior Affiliate at the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), a Research Affiliate at J-PAL, a Research Affiliate at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and the Co-Director of the Agriculture Research Programme at the International Growth Center (IGC). Tavneet’s research centers on applied microeconomic issues in sub-Saharan Africa. In particular, she works on technology adoption (agricultural, water, cell phone), risk sharing and consumption smoothing, the role of measurement error in poverty dynamics, and the role of infrastructure in the development of markets. Her research currently spans Kenya, Ghana, Rwanda and Sierra Leone. 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.