Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak is a Professor of Economics at Yale University with concurrent appointments at the School of Management and the Department of Economics. Mobarak is the founder and faculty director of the Yale Research Initiative on Innovation and Scale (Y-RISE) and holds other appointments at IPA, J-PAL, and IGC.
Mobarak has ongoing projects in Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Kenya, Malawi and Sierra Leone. He conducts field experiments exploring ways to induce people in developing countries to adopt technologies or behaviors that are likely to be welfare improving. He also examines the complexities of scaling up development interventions that are proven to be effective in such trials.