Michael Kremer

Michael Kremer is the Gates Professor of Developing Societies in the Department of Economics at Harvard University and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and a Presidential Faculty Fellowship, and was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Kremer’s recent research examines education and health in developing countries, immigration, and globalization.

Researcher's Grant Projects

This project uses a randomized controlled experiment to test the role of behavioural factors in the high take-up rates and subsequent high repayments for asset-collateralized loans.
Researchers: Gautam Rao, Michael Kremer
Grants Round: 21st Round
Country: Kenya
Cross-cutting themes: Gender
By implementing two pilot studies on the use of communications technologies in a large agribusiness company in Kenya, the researchers examined the impact of innovations in management information systems on firm performance.
Researchers: Michael Kremer, Lorenzo Casaburi, Sendhil Mullainathan
Grants Round: 5th Round
Country: Kenya