Professor of Economics, UCL, and Associate Professor of Economics, Columbia Business School
Jonas Hjort is Professor of Economics at UCL and Associate Professor of Economics at Columbia Business School. He studies production in developing countries, broadly defined
Recent work by Jonas Hjort
A quarter of Ugandan firms appear to consistently make costly mistakes, with potentially far-reaching consequences for theory and policy design
Vertically integrating suppliers is a strategy firms use to improve product quality by ensuring higher-quality inputs
Evidence from Russia shows that through appropriate policy design, policymakers can overcome existing capacity challenges within bureaucracies
How does the productivity of individual bureaucrats affect the overall efficiency of the public sector?
Local employment effects of fast internet connections show that ICT might be one of the most effective employment-creating policies in Africa