Fiona Burlig is an Assistant Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, Deputy Faculty Director of EPIC-India, and technical advisor to the Odisha Data, Policy, and Innovation Centre (DPIC). She is an applied microeconomist with research interests in and at the intersection of energy, environmental, and resource economics and development economics. Her recent and ongoing research includes estimating the impact of rural electrification on economic development; studying the relationship between energy, groundwater, and crop choice; and measuring the economic consequences of long-range monsoon forecasts for farmers. Prior to joining Harris, she was a postdoc in the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago. She holds a PhD in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA in economics, political science, and German from Williams College.