Visiting Researchers


  • Fernando Fernández

    Fernando Fernández

    PhD student in Economics - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

    Fernando is a PhD student in the Department of Economics of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona. His research interests include the evaluation of social policies in the education, health and employment sectors, using data from Peru, the United States, India a Sierra Leone. He currently collaborates with Hugo Ñopo on two education projects. The first project seeks to understand the gender differences […]

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  • Manuel Hernández

    PhD in Economics - Texas A&M University

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  • Vivien Lee

    Vivien Lee

    Student in Economics and Psychology - Wellesley College

    Vivien is an Economics and Psychology student at Wellesley College, USA. During her residency at GRADE, she will support Hugo Ñopo’s project on the analysis of the Peruvian education system.

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  • Miguel Almunia

    PhD in Economics - University of California (Berkeley)

    Miguel holds a PhD in Economics from the University of California (Berkeley). He is an Assistant Professor in Economics at Universty of Warwick. His research work focuses in the field of public economics, mainly in tax evasion and informality among developed and developing countries.

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  • Janos Gabler

    Janos Gabler

    Master's student in Economics - Bonn Universität

    Janos is studying a Master in Economic at the University of Bonn with a specialization in Applied Econometrics and Microeconomics. In GRADE he carried out his Master’s thesis focused on estimating skills training models and simulations of policy changes, for which he used data from the Young Lives study.  

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  • Anja Gaentzsch

    PhD student in Economics - Freie Universität

    Anja is a PhD student in Economics at Freie Universität (Germany). Her research work focuses in the impact of conditional cash transfer programs in the education of several countries, including the JUNTOS program in Peru. At GRADE she worked with the Young Lives Peru researchers.

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  • Claudia Galindo

    PhD in Educational Theory and Policy and Comparative & International Education - Pennsylvania State University

    Claudia holds a Ph.D. in Educational Theory and Policy and Comparative & International Education from Pennsylvania State University, and a post-doctoral degree in Social Organization of Schools from Johns Hopkins University. She is an Associated Professor at University of Maryland, Baltimore County where she teaches in the fields of educational inequalities, inmigration and research methodologies.

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  • Maxwell Cameron

    Maxwell Cameron

    PhD in Political Science - University of British Columbia

    Maxwell is a Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) at University of British Columbia. Over the past twenty years he has specialized in comparative politics (Latin America) and international political economy. He recently published Strong Constitutions: Social-Cognitive Origins of the Separation of Powers (Oxford University Press, 2013). […]

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  • Margherita Giordano

    Margherita Giordano

    Master in Environmental Economics and Development - Sapienza – Università di Roma

    Margherita holds a Degree in Political Science and International Relations from Università degli Studi di Pavia and a Master’s degree in Environmental Economics and Development from Sapienza – Università di Roma. During her residency at GRADE she supported Miguel Jaramillo in several projects.

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  • Ashley Manning

    Student in Geography - Dartmouth College

    Ashley is a student in Geography at Dartmouth College, United States. During her residency at GRADE she supported Javier Escobal as a research intern.

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  • Lucía del Carpio

    Lucía del Carpio

    PhD in Economics - Princeton University

    Lucia is an Assistant Professor in the Economics and Political Science department at INSEAD. She is also affiliated with the Group for the Analysis of Development (GRADE) in Peru. She obtained a PhD in Economics from Princeton University in 2014 and a Master in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton in 2008. Her research […]

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  • Bruno Hervé

    Bruno Hervé

    PhD in Anthropology - École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

    Bruno holds a PhD in Anthropology from École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris. His doctoral thesis was entitled “Socio-cultural changes and identitity reconstruction in Fuera bamba; a peasant community soon relocated by a mining company in Peru”. He obtained his Master’s degree from Université de Toulouse – Le Mirail due to his research work on the influence of turism […]

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  • Bruce McRae

    Bruce McRae

    Student in Law - University of Toronto

    Bruce was a student in Law at University of Toronto. During his residency at GRADE he further studied several mining and rural development issues, particularly linked to Conga project.

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  • Francisco Álvarez

    Francisco Álvarez Cuadrado

    PhD in Economics - University of Washington

    Francisco holds a PhD in Economics and a Master in Arts degree in Economics from University of Washington. He also has a B.Sc. degre in Business Management from ICADE Business School. He is an Associated Professor at McGill University since June 2010. He was a Visiting Researcher at GRADE between September 2010 and March 2011.

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  • Simon Anderson

    Simon Anderson

    Simon is the Head of Climate Change Group at International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). His current research looks at the effectiveness of climate change adaptation. His areas of expertise include agriculture and agro-economic systems, as well as policy analysis, programme management monitoring and evaluation. During his residency at GRADE he joined the ELLA Programme.

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  • Helga Bjørnøy Urke

    Helga was a student at Universitetet i Bergen. During her residency at GRADE she supported Martín Valdivia in a child nutrition project.

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  • Julián Cristiá

    Julián Cristiá

    PhD in Economics - University of Maryland

    Julián holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Maryland at College Park, where his research work focused on the effects of fertility on female workforce market outcomes. He is a Research Economist in the Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Before joining IDB he worked as an Associated Analyst in the Health and Human Resources Division of the Congressional Budget […]

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  • Gianmarco León

    Gianmarco León

    PhD in Agriculture and Resource Economics - University of California, Berkeley

    Gianmarco holds a PhD in Agriculture and Resource Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. Between March 2003 and May 2005 he worked at GRADE as a Research Assistant. During his residency at GRADE, he shared his paper “Incentives to Vote, Information and Political Preferences: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Perú” in an intern seminar.

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  • Ingo W. Outes-León

    PhD in Economics - University of Oxford

    Ingo holds a PhD in Economics from University of Oxford, specialized in development issues. He is member of the Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) at the University of Oxford and has been an Associated Researcher at Queen Elizabeth House (QEH), Oxford. He has a MSc degree in Economics for Development from University of Oxford and a MSc […]

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  • Caine Rollestone

    Caine Rollestone

    PhD in Education and International Development - Institute of Education, London University

    Caine has led the education research within Young Lives since 2011. He is based at UCL Institute of Education. He has worked on education and international development in a range of countries including Ghana, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Peru, India and Sri Lanka. His research interests include issues in the economics of education in developing countries, educational […]

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  • Pauline Steisel

    During her residency at GRADE, Pauline was studying Economic Science at Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL).

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