Jeff Hammer is the Charles and Marie Robertson Visiting Professor of Economic Development at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University. He is also a senior non-resident scholar at the National Council of Applied Economic Research in Delhi. His main research interests are economic development (in case you couldn’t guess) particularly in the areas of public economics, improving service delivery in general though frequently in health and in measuring the quality of medical advice. Before Princeton he worked at the World Bank for 25 years, the last three years in the New Delhi office. He was also on the core team of the 2004 World Development Report “Making Services Work for Poor People”.