Sendhil Mullainathan is Professor of Economics at Harvard University. He is a graduate of Cornell University and received his Ph.D from Harvard University in 1998. Sendhil is a co-founder of Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (along with Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo) and remains a research fellow of the lab. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau for Economic Research, a member of the Russell Sage Foundation Behavioral Economics Roundtable and a board member at the Bureau of Research in Economic Analysis of Development. Sendhil was awarded the MacArthur Fellow, 2003-2008 and the Sloan Foundation Fellow, 2001-2003 among others. His areas of research include Development Economics, Behavioral Economics, Corporate Finance, and Applied Microeconomics with particular interests in setting of wages, executive compensation, racial discrimination in the labor market, public policy and social structure in developing nations, and behavioral economics of the poor.