Research/Areas of Interest:

Development and Growth, Urban Economics


  • PhD Economics, Brown University, United States, 2012
  • MA Economics, Brown University, United States, 2007
  • MPhil Environment and Development, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2002
  • AB with honors, Harvard University, United States, 2001


Adam Storeygard joined Tufts after receiving his Ph.D. from Brown University in 2012. His research interests are in development and urban economics, and particularly in urbanization, transportation, and the economic geography of sub-Saharan Africa. Much of his work uses geographic data, including satellite data. Professor Storeygard's work has appeared in journals including the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economic Studies, and Nature. His prior degrees are an A.B. in Physics from Harvard University and an M. Phil. in Environment and Development from Cambridge University.