Pascaline Dupas is a development economist seeking to better understand challenges facing poor households in lower income countries. Her aim is to identify tools and policies that can help improve the lives of those living in poverty. Her ongoing work includes studies of education policy in Ghana, family planning policy in Burkina Faso, digital credit regulation in Malawi, and government subsidized health insurance in India, among others. She is a Professor in the Department of Economics and at the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) at Princeton University. Prior to joining Princeton, she was an Assistant Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College from 2006 to 2008, an Assistant Professor of Economics at UCLA from 2008 to 2011, and the Kleinheinz Family Professor of International Studies and Faculty Director of the King Center on Global Development at Stanford University.