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Avi Ahuja

MPP Candidate

Avi Ahuja comes to The Pearson Institute from the World Bank in Lusaka, Zambia, where he worked as a consultant on agribusiness and trade projects for a development impact evaluation research group. Previously, he worked as a monitoring and evaluation consultant for German aid agency Welthungerhilfe and as a senior research associate at Innovations for Poverty Action, both in Monrovia, Liberia. He has also worked as a research associate with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) in Odisha, India and as a consultant with International Innovation Corps in New Delhi, India.

Ahuja holds a BSc in finance from the University of Delhi and a postgrad diploma in liberal arts from Ashoka University. He speaks Hindi. At The Pearson Institute, Ahuja works as a research assistant for Professor James Robinson.

Baidoa, Somalia

Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.