Jenny C. Aker

Associate Professor of Development Economics

Focus Areas and Research Interests

  • Economic development in Africa, with a primary focus on the impact of information and information technology on development outcomes, particularly in the areas of agriculture, agricultural marketing and education
  • The relationship between shocks and agricultural food market performance
  • The determinants of agricultural technology adoption
  • Impact evaluations of NGO and World Bank projects

Contact Professor Aker

Jenny.Aker@tufts.edu