Namrata Kala

Associate Professor in Applied Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Namrata Kala is an Associate Professor (with tenure) in the Applied Economics group at MIT Sloan. Her research interests are development economics, environmental economics and organizational economics. She holds a PhD from Yale University, a MA and MPhil from Yale University, and a BA (hons) degree from Delhi University. She is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a Research Affiliate at Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), and a Research Affiliate at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). Prior to joining MIT, she was a Prize Fellow at Harvard University and a postdoctoral fellow at J-PAL.