Narayan C Das is currently a PhD candidate in Agricultural and Research Economics at the University of California at Berkeley, USA and a Senior Research Fellow at the Research and Evaluation Division (RED) of BRAC, Bangladesh. Prior to joining BRAC in 2007, he severed as a Research Associate at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Dhaka, Bangladesh. He received his Masters in Economics from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He also received another Masters in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Berkeley, USA. His research focuses mainly on extreme poverty, microfinance, agriculture, adolescent development, and migration.