Dina Pomeranz is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Zurich. Her research focuses on public policies in developing countries, in particular in the areas of taxation and public procurement. She aims to contribute to the movement towards more evidence-based policymaking, both in developing and economically more developed countries. Prior to joining the University of Zurich, she was an assistant professor at Harvard Business School, and a postdoctoral fellow at MIT’s Poverty Action Lab. Besides her academic interests, she also serves on the board or advisory board of a number of organizations committed to translating research into practice and is a member of the Swiss Federal Advisory Committee on International Cooperation.