Charity Troyer Moore


Charity Troyer Moore

India Research Director
Person Description

Charity Troyer Moore is the India Research Director for Evidence for Policy Design at the Harvard Kennedy School. She leads research-policy engagements with a variety of entities in India to ensure that research is attuned to the problems facing policymakers and integrated into policy design and program implementation. Charity's research examines how to use technology to improve public service delivery and governance; the drivers and potential solutions to India’s low female labor force participation; land rights; and social protection programs. She holds an M.A. in Economics and Ph.D. in Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics.

Contact Information:

John F. Kennedy School of Government 
Mailbox 46 
79 JFK Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138


News|February 23, 2018

A key challenge in India is to recruit and train a large rural labour force for mostly urban jobs. Skill India promises to do just that.

News|December 27, 2017

Mobile phones could help unemployed women learn about jobs or flexible income generation opportunities.

News|March 8, 2016

With India poised to become the largest economy in the world by 2030, it cannot afford to leave half of its workforce behind.

News|December 30, 2015

Automating systems for disclosure may be the best option to strengthen transparency.

News|December 24, 2015

It is unclear whether the government's current recruitment strategies will help achieve its ambitious goals.

News|August 23, 2015

As India’s economy grows, its female labor force participation is falling.

News|October 24, 2014

Opening accounts and issuing cards create numbers but amount to little.