Gregory Lane

University of California, Berkeley

Gregory Lane is a Ph.D. student in Agriculture and Resource Economics at the University of California Berkeley. He holds a masters degree in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University, where he wrote his thesis on the "Energy in Kenya, the Impact of Imperfect Markets on Households". His primary research interests are small and medium enterprises, financial access, and labor markets in low-income countries.  His previous work was at Abt Associates working on USAID funded development initiatives.


Researcher's Grant Projects

This project asks whether large, semi-coordinated online marketplaces can provide the benefits of expanded market access with much lower costs than foreing trade expansion.
Researchers: Edward Rubin, Erin Kelley, Gregory Lane, Matthew Pecenco
Grants Round: 25th Round
Country: Kenya
This project expands a previous intervention that implemented a fleet management system in Kenya’s semi-formal public transport system along three margins: possible negative effects of the tracking system, role of cash incentives in enhancing safety and increasing duration and participation to the pilot.
Researchers: David Schoenholzer, Erin Kelley, Gregory Lane, Peter Waiganjo Wagacha
Grants Round: Special ERG - Scale-up
Country: Kenya