Chaning Jang is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton University and has experience in conducting lab and field work both in Kenya and the US. His work includes savings projects among urban poor in the Philippines and Kenya, an RCT on the effect of micro insurance on Nairobi metalworkers, and a lab-in-the-field project in Kibera on welfare and workfare. His lab work includes common pool resource experiments with small-scale fishermen on Lake Victoria, and behavioral experiments in Nairobi, Kenya.
In addition to his own research, he is a Director at the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics, an experimental laboratory in Nairobi, Kenya. He has a PhD in Economics from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa and a BS in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis.