Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak is Professor of Economics at
Yale University. 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. 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, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Kenya and Malawi.
He conducts field experiments exploring ways to induce people in
developing countries to adopt technologies or behaviors that are likely
to be welfare improving.