Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak is a 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.