Owen Ozier is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Williams College. He was previously a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Development Research Group. He received his M.Eng. and B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1999, and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley in 2010. Prof. Ozier’s work has been covered by The Economist and on National Public Radio; his peer-reviewed research has been published in the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and other economics journals. He has also published recent work in leading child development journals, including Developmental Science and Early Childhood Research Quarterly. His published and current research projects include studies in Kenya, Nigeria, and Rwanda. His work focuses on health, education, and economic decisions in Sub-Saharan Africa.