Honors & Awards

Best Paper Award, “Economic Transformation in Africa from the Bottom Up,” China Agricultural Economic Review and IFPRI 8th Annual Research Conference, Beijing China October 2016 Publication of Enduring Quality Award for “Climate and Scale in Economic Growth”, April 2014, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
Radcliffe Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, 2005/2006
Undergraduate Initiative in Teaching Award, 2004.
Distinction, PhD, Columbia University, 1998.
President’s Fellow, Columbia University, 1993 -1997.
Center for International Business Education, Research Grant, Columbia University, 1995.
Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Princeton University, 1983-1985.
Summa Cum Laude in Mathematics and Economics, Boston University, 1981