Tavneet Suri

Tavneet Suri is an Associate Professor of Applied Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

As a development economist, specialized in sub-Saharan Africa, her work cuts across multiple sectors related to international development, such as digital financial services for the poor, agriculture, and governance. Over the last decade she has spent a significant amount of time in the field across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Tavneet is Scientific Director of Africa for J-PAL, a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, an affiliate of BREAD and CEPR, and Lead Academic of the Kenya Program at the International Growth Center. She holds a BA in economics from Cambridge University, UK, and PhD in economics from Yale University.