Reshmaan Hussam

Reshmaan Hussam is a PhD Candidate in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, following an MA and BA in Economics from MIT as well.  With a focus in development, she has undertaken research in the subjects of micro finance, intrahousehold decision making, agricultural contracts, and public health in India and Bangladesh. She has been a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow and a Soros Fellow during her graduate school career.

Research Grant Projects

This project attempts to utilise community information to identify high-potential entrepreneurs who can transition their micro-enterprises into SMEs.  
This study uses the first-hand knowledge from microcredit clients' social networks to identify those entrepreneurs which are likely to be of high ability and earn higher rates of return.