Bio and CV

Prior joining the AidData and William&Mary, I was a researcher at LICOS – Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance at KU Leuven, and have also worked with the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Policy Forum Armenia, and Swiss Agency of Development and Cooperation.

I hold two MAs and a Ph.D. degree in Economics. My doctoral research, conducted at the University of Leuven and Southern Methodist University, was in development economics and political economy, supervised by Klaus Desmet, Omer Ozak and Jo Swinnen.