Jonathan Bauchet is an assistant professor in the Department of Consumer Science at Purdue University. His research interests are in international development, particularly focusing on the financial life of poor households in developing countries. He is also interested impact evaluation and its methodologies. His recent work examined the demand for life microinsurance among microfinance borrowers in Mexico, as well as the impact of an innovative anti-poverty program in Andhra Pradesh, India. He teaches courses on risk and insurance, and on consumer investment and savings decisions. Jonathan holds a PhD in Public Administration from New York University's Wagner School of Public Service, a M.A. in Sustainable International Development from Brandeis University, and a B.A. in Economics, Management and Law from Universite Pantheon Assas, Paris.