Associate Professor of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR
Sujata Visaria has a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University, where she focused on development economics. Her research has studied the challenges that middleman market power can pose to small farmers and explored how local intermediaries can target and deliver microcredit to rural borrowers. She is interested in examining contracting issues in agricultural cooperatives and contract farming. Her work has been published in the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, and Econometrica.