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Meet the team at Good Business Lab, filled to the brim with biscuit enthusiasts, professional N95 mask wearers and overall do-gooders.

Andelyn Russell
Andelyn Russell is a Ph.D. student in Wharton Applied Economics. She completed her B.S. in Operations Research from Columbia University. Prior to joining Wharton, Andelyn was a research assistant in health economics at J-PAL North America. Her research interests include identity, discrimination, education, and health among women and migrants in developing economies. At GBL, she assists Dr. Schofield on our Buddysystem project.
Andelyn Russell
Junior PI
Emir Murathanoglu
Emir Murathanoglu is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics and Business at the University of Michigan. Prior to his doctoral degree, he was an economic consultant at Cornerstone Research for 2 years in New York. His research interests include economic development, economic geography, and migration. At GBL, he is a Principal Investigator for our STITCH project.
Emir Murathanoglu
Principal Investigator
Heather Schofield
Dr. Schofield is an Assistant Professor at Perelman School of Medicine and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Prior to that, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre of Global Development. She's an economist studying development, health, and behavioral economics. Her research interests include health human capital and its role in economic productivity, cognitive function, and decision-making and the role of financial and social incentives in promoting healthy behaviors. At GBL, she's a Principal Investigator for our Buddysystem project.
Heather Schofield
Principal Investigator
Huayu Xu
Dr. Huayu Xu is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the National School of Development and ISSCAD at Peking University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan in 2020. His research interests are in development economics and political economy. At GBL, he is a Principal Investigator for our Rural Training Centers (RTCs) project.
Huayu Xu
Principal Investigator
Jean François Gauthier
Jean-François Gauthier is a Ph.D. candidate at Boston College where he is also a teaching fellow for Intermediate Microeconomics. He completed his M.Sc from HEC, Montreal. His research interests include personnel economics, labor economics, and development economics. At GBL, he is a Principal Investigator for our Supervisor Screening and Training (SSUP) project and a Relational Contract paper.
Jean François Gauthier
Principal Investigator
Pedro Souza
Dr. Souza is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Warwick University in the UK. He completed his PhD in Economics at the London School of Economics. His research interests include Microeconometrics, applied Microeconomics, and Social Networks. At GBL, he’s a Principal Investigator for our Buddysystem project
Pedro Souza
Principal Investigator
Russell Morton
Russell Morton is a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at the University of Michigan. Prior to his doctoral degree, he worked at Cornerstone Research as a Research Associate. His research fields are development and industrial organization and he is interested in understanding how market frictions impact low-income countries and researching policy solutions that can reduce their negative effects. At GBL, he is a Principal Investigator for our Tejaswini and supply chain auctions projects.
Russell Morton
Principal Investigator
Teresa Molina
Dr. Molina is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a Research Affiliate at the IZA Institute of Labor Economics. Her research interests include development, health, and labor economics. AT GBL, she’s a Principal Investigator for Ironwoman, Livingwages, Sexual and Reproductive Health projects.
Teresa Molina
Principal Investigator
Vittorio Bassi
Dr. Bassi is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California. He is also a Lead Academic of the Uganda Country Team of the International Growth Center, as well as a CEPR and CEGA Affiliate. His research interests include labor and development. Vittorio joined USC in 2017, after completing his Ph.D. in Economics from University College London. At GBL, he is a Co-Principal Investigator for our Tejaswini project.
Vittorio Bassi
Principal Investigator