Frontiers in Global Development

The Frontiers in Global Development seminar, co-hosted by the Department of Politics, Department of Economics, and the Batten School, with the generous support of the Bankard Fund. The talks will be variously hosted by Politics, Economics, and Batten – so times and locations (including a mix of virtual and in-person) will vary.  For more information please reach out to Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner.

Current and Past Series


Kanika Mahajan

Assistant Professor, Ashoka University

Daniela Scur

Assistant Professor, Cornell University

Shoumitro Chatterjee

Assistant Professor, Penn State

Aaditya Dar

Assistant Professor, ISB Hyderabad

Pavitra Suryanarayan

Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University



Irfan Nooruddin

Georgetown University


Rachel Brule

Assistant Professor, Boston University

Avidit Acharya

Associate Professor, Stanford University

Francis Annan

Assistant Professor, Georgia State University

Prashant Bhardwaj

Professor, University of California San Diego

Ray Fisman

Slater Family Professor in Behavioral Economics, Boston University

Seema Jayachandran

Professor of Economics, Northwestern University

Teresa Molina

Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii

Aprajit Mahajan

Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Shaoda Wang

Assistant Professor, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago

Siwan Anderson

Professor, University of British Columbia

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