Jonathan J. Morduch

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Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Director of Policy Specialization, Director for Financial Access Initiative

Jonathan Morduch is Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and Executive Director of the Financial Access Initiative (www.financialaccess.org), a consortium of researchers focused on financial inclusion. His research centers on microfinance, social investment, and the economics of poverty.

Morduch is co-author of Economics, a new principles text with Dean Karlan. He is also co-author of Portfolios of the Poor: How the World’s Poor Live on $2 a Day (Princeton 2009) and The Economics of Microfinance (MIT Press, 2nd edition 2010).  His current works follows the financial lives of 235 working Americans over the course of a year (www.usfinancialdiaries.org). Morduch has worked with the United Nations and World Bank, and advises global NGOs. Morduch holds a BA from Brown and Ph.D. from Harvard, both in Economics.  He was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Université Libre de Bruxelles in December 2008 in recognition of his work on microfinance.

New Grants:
Ford Foundation, US Financial Diaries project.
Citi Foundation, US Financial Diaries project.
IMTFI and IGC, Mobile banking in Bangladesh

 

 

 


Jonathan J. Morduch

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Jonathan J. Morduch

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Jonathan J. Morduch

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    295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10012
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Jonathan J. Morduch

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