Director, Center for History and Economics; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies; Chair, Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University.
Research interests: Transregional movement of people, ideas, and institutions; history of public health and poverty; the history of migration; environmental history; and South and Southeast Asia.
Faculty Associate (on leave 2018–2019). Robert G. Ory Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.
Research interests: Contractual frictions in international trade; global value chains, the international organization of production; and the interplay between trade, inequality, and costly redistribution.