Abdulkarim Jaafar

Abdulkarim Jaafar


Personal profile


Abdulkarim is an Economics PhD student at the University of Manchester, with research interests in development economics and applied economics. His current research focuses on measuring multidimensional inequality and evaluating the impact of policy interventions on poverty and inequality reduction. He is conducting this research under the supervision of Professor Abhishek Chakravarty and Professor Caitlin Brown.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Master in Science, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (University of London)

Award Date: 10 Jul 2020

Bachelor of Arts, Economics, American University of Beirut

Award Date: 1 Jun 2019


  • development economics
  • applied economics
  • poverty
  • inequality