Rema Hanna

Jeffrey Cheah Professor of South-East Asia Studies, Harvard Kennedy School

Rema Hanna is the Jeffrey Cheah Professor of South-East Asia Studies and Director of Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) at the Harvard Kennedy School. Hanna is an NBER Research Associate, and affiliate of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), and an affiliate at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab. Her research focuses understanding how to improve public service provision in developing countries. Prior to joining the Kennedy School, she was an Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Economics at New York University. She holds a PhD in Economics from MIT and a BS from Cornell University.

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