Dr Morjaria joined the Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences faculty at Kellogg School of Management in 2015. He is a native of Tanzania. 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 resource management and nation-building in weak institutionalized economies. He is an affiliate of the NBER, CEPR, BREAD, IGC, Azrieli Global Scholar Progam at CIFAR, Pan-African Research Council, and the Research Network on Sustainable Global Supply Chains.
Economic Development, Organizational Economics, Political Economy