Dr Morjaria joined the Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences faculty at Kellogg School of Management in 2015. He is native of Tanzania, and has lived in Kenya and UK. Prior to joining Kellogg, he was a Junior Scholar at the Harvard Academy's Weatherhead Centre for International Affairs and a Giorgio Ruffolo Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Sustainability Science Program at the Centre for International Development, Harvard Kennedy School. Morjaria completed his PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics. His research interests are in economic development, organizational economics, and political economy across several countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda). His current research focuses on understanding market design issues in commodity exchanges, changes in firm performance due to acquisitions, how firms create and sustain relational contracts, the impact of market structure on quality improvements, the political economy of the environment and nation-building in weakly institutionalized economies. He is currently a CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar in the Innovation, Equity, & The Future of Prosperity program. His affiliation include the NBER (DEVO and PIE), CEPR (DEVO, IO, PE and OE), BREAD, CESifo, IGC, Pan-African Research Council, and the Research Network on Sustainable Global Supply Chains. He has worked for the World Bank Group as a Young Professional in Afghanistan and Pakistan in the Energy & Infrastructure Unit, as a management consultant at Kaiser Associates (Southern Africa -- Economic Development Practice) in London and prior to graduate school worked in Structured Derivatives at Deutsche Bank, London.