University Professor in Economics and the College and the Harris School of Public Policy (at Chicago since 2020); Director of the Development Innovation Lab; Faculty Director, Development Economics Center at the University of Chicago; 2019 Nobel Laureate; Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow of The Econometric Society (2008); Member of the National Academy of Sciences. [Leave of Absence 2022-2023]

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1992. 

Recent Research

Development economics; field experiments; education, health, water, and agriculture in developing countries. 

Co-recipient of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, 2019. Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2003. MacArthur Fellowship, 1997.

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