Imran Rasul is Professor of Economics at University College London and Co-Director of the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (CPP) at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). He is also Research Programme Director in the Firms Portfolio at International Growth Centre (IGC). His research interests include labor, development and public economics and his work has been published in leading journals such as the Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Econometrica and the Review of Economic Studies. Imran is currently the Managing Editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association (2019-2022), and was a co-editor of the Review of Economic Studies from 2009 to 2013. He has been awarded the IZA Young Economist Prize (2007), the CESifo Distinguished Affiliate Award (2008), an ERC starter grant (2012-2016), and a British Academy Mid Career-Fellowship in 2018. He sits on the Executive Committee of the Royal Economic Society (RES) as elected Council Representative. In 2019, he was jointly awarded the Yrjö Jahnsson Award in Economics (with Oriana Bandiera), given to a European economist no older than 45 who has made a contribution in theoretical and applied research that is significant to economics in Europe. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2019.