Zerah Aizle Lamorena is a Tobin Center / Economics Pre-Doctoral Fellow working for Professor Kevin Donovan at the Yale School of Management (SOM). She holds a B.S in Business Management concentrating in Finance and a B.A. in Economics from Stony Brook University. Born to Filipino parents and partially raised in the Philippines, Zerah’s current research interests lie in financial inclusion, political economy, and labor markets within a development context.