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I am a Research Fellow in Health Economics within the Health Organisation, Policy and Economics (HOPE) Research Group based in the Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care, and the School of Health Sciences. I am currently working on an NIHR project evaluating the health impacts of Universal Credit, including evaluating the costs and consequences of implementation of Universal Credit. I have a PhD in Economics from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, where I specialised in applied microeconometrics.

I have obtained a wealth of international experience, having previously worked as an Associate Evaluation Officer at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and as a consultant for the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Research interests

Health, Labour, Behavioural, Public and Development Economics

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 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Universite de Lausanne (University of Lausanne)

… → 2022

Master in Science, Universite de Lausanne (University of Lausanne)

… → 2016

Bachelor of Arts, University of Ghana

… → 2012


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