Scientific Advisors are a dedicated group of IPA-affiliated researchers who provide strategic advice to IPA country offices, sector programs, and research initiatives.

Jeannie Annan Headshot Photo
Humanitarian and Forced Displacement Initiative, Intimate Partner Violence Initiative
Chris Blattman Headshot Photo
Peace & Recovery
Emily Breza
Financial Inclusion
Katherine Casey Headshot Photo
Liberia, Sierra Leone
Andrew Dillon
Francophone West Africa
Paul Gertler
Latin America, Entrepreneurship and Private Sector Development
Xavier Giné
Financial Inclusion
Jessica Goldberg Headshot Photo
Financial Inclusion, Malawi
Guy Grossman Headshot Photo
Human Trafficking Research Initiative
Matthew Jukes
Education
Namrata Kala Headshot Photo
Entrepreneurship and Private Sector Development
Dean Karlan
Financial Inclusion, Entrepreneurship and Private Sector Development, Social Protection
Leora Klapper
Financial Inclusion
Betsy Levy Paluck Headshot Photo
Peace & Recovery
Myanmar
Rwanda
David McKenzie Headshot Photo
Entrepreneurship and Private Sector Development
Ted Miguel
Kenya
Human Trafficking Research Initiative
Mushfiq Mobarak, Professor of Economics
Bangladesh, Humanitarian and Forced Displacement Initiative
Robert Osei Headshot Photo
Social Protection
Pia Raffler
Uganda
Jonathan Robinson Headshot Photo
Malawi
Antoinette Schoar Headshot Photo
Entrepreneurship and Private Sector Development
Tavneet Suri
Kenya
Chris Udry Headshot Photo
Ghana, Social Protection
Eric Verhoogen Headshot Photo
Entrepreneurship and Private Sector Development
Dean Yang
Philippines
Hirokazu Yoshikawa
Education
Jonathan Zinman, Professor of Economics
Financial Inclusion