Tavneet Suri is an IPA Research Affiliate and the Maurice F. Strong Career Development Professor and an Associate Professor of Applied Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Suri is a development economist, with a regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Her research includes analyzing the costs and benefits that households face when deciding whether to use rural seed technologies in Kenya, the extent of risk-pooling insurance mechanisms in rural Kenya, and the trade-offs between child labor and schooling in Ghana.
Established in 1998 in Bonn, Germany, IZA is an independent, non-profit research institution supported by the Deutsche Post Foundation with a focus on the analysis of global labour markets. It operates an international network of about 1,500 economists and researchers spanning across more than 50 countries.
Based on academic excellence and an ambitious publication strategy, IZA serves as a place of communication between academic science and political practice.
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) leads the UK's work to end extreme poverty. We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women, and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.
FCDO is a ministerial department, supported by 12 agencies and public bodies.