Heather Schofield is assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy and the Wharton School. Her research lies at the intersection of development, health, and behavioral economics. Her most recent work focuses on the role of factors such as nutrition, pain, and sleep in shaping economic productivity, cognitive function, and decision-making. Prof. Schofield co-founded a Behavioral and Development Economics Lab in Chennai, India, where much of her research is based, with Frank Schilbach (MIT). She completed her Ph.D. in Business Economics, M.S. in Global Health and Population, and B .A. in Economics at Harvard University.