Frank Schilbach is an assistant professor of economics at MIT, where he teaches behavioral and development economics. He recently graduated with a PhD in economics from Harvard. Frank's main strand of research considers the impact of poverty and its correlates on cognitive function, decision-making, and productivity. His recent work investigates the role of alcohol consumption, physical pain, and sleep deprivation in the economic lives of low-income workers in India. Frank's second strand of work investigates knowledge diffusion and technology adoption among maize farmers in Kenya.