Research Collaborators

Faculty Chairs

Iris Bohnet is Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. She is the director of the Women and Public Policy Program, associate director of the Harvard Decision Science Laboratory, vice-chair of the Program on Negotiation, and faculty chair of the executive program “Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century” for the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders. A behavioral economist combining insights from economics and psychology, her research focuses on decision-making, and in particular, the role of gender in decision-making, and on trust, often with a cross-cultural perspective. She teaches decision-making and negotiation and has been engaged in the training and consulting of leaders in the United States, Europe, India and the Middle East. A Swiss citizen, she serves on various boards (e.g., HEID, Geneva, WU, Vienna), and is a member of the WEF’s Global Agenda Council on the Gender Gap. She is married and has two children.

Ricardo Hausmann is Director of Harvard’s Center for International Development and Professor of the Practice of Economic Development at the Kennedy School of Government. Previously, he served as the first Chief Economist of the Inter-American Development Bank (1994-2000), where he created the Research Department. He has served as Minister of Planning of Venezuela (1992-1993) and as a member of the Board of the Central Bank of Venezuela. He also served as Chair of the IMF-World Bank Development Committee. He was Professor of Economics at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administracion (IESA) (1985-1991) in Caracas, where he founded the Center for Public Policy. His research interests include issues of growth, macroeconomic stability, international finance, and the social dimensions of development. He holds a PhD in economics from Cornell University.

 

Collaborators

Nava Ashraf, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Oriana Bandiera, Associate Professor of Economics, London School of Economics

Lori Beaman, Assistant Professor of Economics, Northwestern University

Iris Bohnet, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Director, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School

Amitabh Chandra, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Marie-Hélène Cloutier, Department of Economics, University of Montreal

Esther Duflo, Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics in the Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Director, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Erica Field, Assistant Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Ina Ganguli, Doctoral Fellow, Center for International Development, Harvard Kennedy School

Rachel Glennerster, Executive Director, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Rema Hanna, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Ricardo Hausmann, Professor of the Practice of Economic Development Harvard Kennedy School; Director, Center for International Development, Harvard University

Michael Kremer, Gates Professor of Developing Societies, Department of Economics, Harvard University

Sendhil Mullainathan, Professor of Economics, Harvard University; Co-Founder of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Rohini Pande, Mohamed Kamal Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Martina Viarengo, WAPPP Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School; Research Economist, Center for Economic Performance, London School of Economics

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Iris Bohnet

 

 

Ricardo Hausmann