Staff & Contact
The U.S. Household Finance Initiative is looking for financial institutions and other partners to participate in cutting-edge research on product design, pricing, marketing and customer engagement. Please contact us directly for more information on how to become a research partner.
Gautam Nair, Project Associate, email@example.com
Gautam Nair is a Project Associate with Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA). He leads the analytics for IPA's US Household Finance Initiative under the direction of Principal Investigators Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman. He leads the analytics for the Initiative, and manages the design and implementation of evaluations of behavioral economics interventions with partner organizations across the US. Before joining IPA, Gautam worked on development interventions at the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Colby College and a Master’s Degree from the Social Sciences Division at the University of Chicago.
Anna Cash, Project Associate, firstname.lastname@example.org
Anna Cash is a Project Associate with Innovations for Poverty Action’s US Household Finance Initiative under the direction of Principal Investigators Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman. She works with implementing partners to develop evaluations of behavioral economics interventions designed to help US consumers manage debt, increase savings, and better understand their finances. Anna previously worked with IPA’s Project Development team supporting development of IPA’s global portfolio of projects. Anna holds a B.A. in Sociology and Latin American Studies, with an International Relations certificate, from Wesleyan University.
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