Aaron Thegeya is currently working with the World Bank's Poverty Reduction and Economic Management group on microfinance, mobile money and governance. He also has prior experience in economic consulting and investment banking.
Aaron's research concerns investment banking and contract theory. He is interested in the impact of reputation on investment bank syndicate structure, and the extent to which reputation can be attributed to an investment bank versus its employees. Aaron holds a D.Phil. in Economics from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes scholar. His D.Phil. research was on optimal contracting under asymmetric information. He holds an M.Phil. in Economics from Oxford University, a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University. He also holds a Diploma in Management Information Systems.