Ameet Morjaria

Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management

Ameet Morjaria is an Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences at the Kellogg School of Management. He is a native of Tanzania. Prior to joining Kellogg, he was a Junior Scholar of the prestigious 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 development economics, organizations and political economy across several countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Uganda). His current research focuses on understanding the role of commodity exchanges, the impact of competition on productivity and relational contracts, industrial policy in emerging markets, the impact of electoral conflict on firm operations, and the political economy of resource management in weak institutionalized economies. 

He has worked for the World Bank Group as a Young Professional, as a Strategy consultant at Kaiser Associates and prior to graduate school worked in investment banking at Deutsche Bank, London.

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