Harris School of Public Policy
Gregory Lane is a development economist with a research focus on innovations in finance, technology, and labor markets in developing countries. He is active in research projects pertaining to the promotion of public bus safety in Kenya, social protection for refugees, and online job portals in India.
Lane’s work has been funded by grants from the World Bank Research Fund, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab’s King Climate Action Initiative, Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative, and International Growth Centre.
He received a BA in international relations and economics from Tufts University, an MS in applied economics from Cornell University, and an MS and PhD in agriculture and resource economics from the University of California, Berkeley. Lane was previously an assistant professor of economics at American University.