Fiona Burlig is the Deputy Director for the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago. She is also an assistant professor at the Harris School of Public Policy and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She studies energy and environmental economics, with a focus on the developing world. Her ongoing research examines the impacts of rural electrification in India, the design of developing-country electricity markets, and groundwater management in California. Fiona holds a PhD and an MS in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA in economics, political science, and German from Williams College.