Dr Morjaria joined the Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences faculty at Kellogg School of Management in 2015. He has lived in Tanzania, Kenya and UK. Prior to joining Kellogg, he was a Junior Scholar at the Harvard Academy's Weatherhead Centre for International Affairs and a Giorgio Ruffolo Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Sustainability Science Program at the Centre for International Development, Harvard Kennedy School. Morjaria completed his PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics. His research interests are in economic development, organizational economics, and political economy across several countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda). His current research focuses on understanding market design issues in commodity exchanges, changes in firm performance due to aquisitions, industrial policy in emerging markets, political economy of the environment and nation-building in weak institutionalized economies. He is currenlty a CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar in the Innovation, Equity, & The Future of Prosperity prgoram. His affiliation include the NBER (DEVO and PIE), CEPR (DEVO, IO, PE and OE), BREAD, CESifo, IGC, Pan-African Research Council, and the Research Network on Sustainable Global Supply Chains.
Economic Development, Organizational Economics, Political Economy