Maria Guadalupe is an associate professor in the economics and political science department at INSEAD, the academic director of the INSEAD Randomized Control Trials (RCT) Lab and a member of the European Competitiveness Initiative at the school. Maria obtained a PhD in economics from the London School of Economics in 2003. Prior to joining INSEAD in 2012, she was an associate professor in the economics and finance department at Columbia Business School where she held the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Chair in Leadership and Ethics. Maria has also been a visiting scholar at MIT and Princeton and is currently a research fellow at the Center for European Policy Research (CEPR) and the IZA. She is also a member of the Strategy Research Initiative.