I am an economist at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. I work on social protection and employment programs in Africa, and on impact evaluations in India and Africa.

Before joining the World Bank in 2012 I was Research and Policy Fellow at SALDRU, within the University of Cape Town, South Africa. From 2008 to 2010 I was Executive Director of J-PAL South Asia in Chennai, India.

I earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the Paris School of Economics