Mushfiq Mobarak | Associate Professor | Yale School of Management
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Mushfiq Mobarak

Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Yale School of Management.  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 as an economist at the University of Colorado at Boulder, 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.

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Featured Research Briefs

Migration
Bangladesh


Migration - Bangladesh
Paying travel costs encourages farmers to migrate for work - and the effect lasts for years...
Taxation
Bangladesh


Taxation - Bangladesh
Exposing information about firms to their peers can increase tax compliance and payment...
Agriculture
Malawi


Agriculture - Malawi
Leveraging social learning in communication can improve agricultural extension services...
Insurance
India

Insurance - India
Rainfall insurance can help farmers survive a drought year. So why aren't more using it?

Garments

Bangladesh

Bangladesh - Garments
Girls exposed to the garment sector are more likely to delay marriage & childbirth, enroll in school and be employed..