Eaman Jahani a PhD candidate at the Institute for Data, Systems and Society. He is interested in political economy, causal inference, network science and experiments. His research focuses on how micro-mechanisms that occur in networks or institutions can affect inequality in a persistent manner. In his previous works, he explored the efficacy of call detail records (CDRs) for development purposes, and investigated the different aims of participants in the cryptocurrency community. Eaman has a Masters in computer science and worked at Google as a software engineer for 4 years prior to joining MIT-IDSS.