Christopher Robert is a research fellow and sometimes adjunct lecturer at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is also the founder of Dobility, Inc., a new start-up dedicated to human-usable technology for research and analysis. His technical areas are micro and development economics, and his interests include welfare, subjective well-being, and policy analysis.
His research and work has been based in India, Bhutan, Nepal, Cambodia, and Zimbabwe. Before turning to economics, public policy, and international development, he began his career in computer software development, online technology, and business. He holds an A.B. in public policy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as Masters and Ph.D. degrees, also in public policy, from Harvard University.