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Naureen Karachiwalla, Ph.D.

Naureen Karachiwalla, Ph.D.

Economist, Research Associate

Dr. Naureen Karachiwalla’s research interests encompass education, risk, labour economics, empirical microeconomics, and a regional focus on South Asia, China, and Africa. She is a Research Fellow in the Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division (PHND) at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and a non-resident Fellow at both the Consortium for Development Policy Research (CDPR) and the Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP). She has specialised in topics such as promotion incentives for teachers and the relationship between social distance and learning outcomes and contributed significantly to the field through her work with prominent institutions such as the World Bank, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), Oxford Policy Management, and the Young Lives Project. Her involvement spans both research and policy, including major impact evaluations on health insurance in rural Kenya and contract teachers in Kenya. Naureen's extensive work has taken her across Africa, South Asia, and China.

Dr. Naureen Karachiwalla obtained her PhD in economics at the University of Oxford and was an AMID Fellow at Bocconi University in Milan

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