William Thompson

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Position Title
Economist, IDinsight

Unit
AMA Innovation Lab Researcher

Bio

Will Thompson is an economist at IDinsight based in New Delhi, India, where he oversees the technical design and analysis of impact evaluations, process evaluations, and design of complex sample surveys. He currently supports several projects, including the measurement of key performance indicators in across India’s Aspirational Districts, and IDinsight’s agriculture learning partnership with the government of India. His sectoral focus is primarily in agriculture, and his research interests include capacity building and human/social capital formation, economic resilience, and behavioral economics. Thompson received his Ph.D. in agricultural and applied economics at the University of Georgia.