Mushfiq Mobarak is a Professor of Economics at the Yale School of Management, and serves as an Advisor to the Board at IPA. He also co-chairs the Urban Services Initiative at the Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at MIT, and leads the Bangladesh Research Program for the International Growth Centre (IGC) at LSE and Oxford, and serves as a scientific advisor to the IPA office in Bangladesh. He has previously worked at the World Bank, and at the International Monetary Fund. He is a development economist with interests in environmental issues and has several ongoing research projects in Bangladesh, India, Malawi and Brazil. He conducts field experiments exploring ways to induce people in developing countries to adopt technologies or behaviors that are likely to be welfare improving. His research has been covered by The New York Times, The Economist, Science, NPR, Wired.com, the Times of London, and other publications in Bangladesh, India, Singapore, and Brazil.
Professor of Economics, Yale University and Advisor to the Board, IPA Board of Directors