Elisa MaffioliI am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Health Management and Policy, at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. My research is in development economics, health economics and political economy, with a focus on infectious diseases, maternal and child health, water, and nutrition in lower income countries. I am currently working in Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Myanmar, and Brazil. I also conducted research in Lesotho and India. I received my PhD in economics from Duke University in 2018.

I am also a Director of the Development Innovation Lab (DIL), supervising the Water and Child Health project portfolio, as well as a Visiting Scholar at the Becker Friedman Institute, at the University of Chicago.