President, Busara Center for Behavioral Economics
Jeremy Shapiro is President of the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics. He obtained his PhD in Economics at MIT where he focused his research on development economics and behavioral economics. He then worked as a Post Doctoral Associate at Yale University, continuing to research development economics and aid effectiveness in India, the Philippines, South Africa, Mexico, Kenya, and Peru.
Recent work by Jeremy Shapiro
Small-scale irrigation pumps in Kenya provided both economic and non-economic benefits to smallholder farmers, and improved the position of women in...
Two years after receiving a ‘big push’, women in some of the country’s poorest households perform better across many dimensions, including equality
Unconditional cash transfers to women reduce both sexual and physical violence inflicted on them, while transfers to men only reduce physical violence