Nathan Jensen

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Postdoctoral Researcher, Cornell University

AMA Innovation Lab Researcher


Nathan Jensen is a postdoctoral researcher at Cornell University. His current research focuses on pastoral populations and tools for risk management, including the use of mobile technology to crowdsource vital local information, push and pull factors of livelihood transitions, and more general questions about technology adoption. Jensen received his Ph.D. in applied economics and management at Cornell University, where his dissertation research focused on the quality, uptake and impacts of an innovative index-based livestock insurance product (IBLI) offered to pastoralists in northern Kenya.