Consulting and research studies


United Nation Development Program

  • Regional Study on the Socio-economic Impact of the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa (2014) Lead consultant for a study on the social and economic impact of the Ebola Virus Disease epidemic in West African countries.

  • The World Bank

  • Niger Health Service Delivery Indicators Program (2016) Perform various econometric and statistical analyses on a facility survey dataset from Niger.
  • Haiti and the Dominican Republic: Integrating SEE Model into a Pro-Equity Strategy Development Process (2015-2016) Evaluation of pro-equity and cost-effective education interventions in Haiti and the Dominican Republic (country reports); organization of workshops in Port-au-Prince and Santo Domingo (capacity building).
  • Haiti Poverty Assessment (2013) Remittances and poverty; Remittances, private transfers and poverty; poverty trends in Haiti.
  • Ivory Coast: National Strategy of Social Protection (2013) Targeting and ex-ante impact evaluation of social programs; Proxy means test: methodology and estimation; Incidence analysis and impact analysis of social transfers.
  • Southern Africa Youth Employment and Productivity Study (2013) Migration in Southern Africa: A regional overview of migration patterns, impacts and policies.
  • Senegal: Casamance Youth Employment Assessment (2012-2013) Leading a team for the assessment of youth employment in Casamance; designing household-level and firm-level surveys; providing quantitative analysis and qualitative analysis based on focus groups and stakeholders assessment.
  • Senegal Poverty Assessment (2012) Poverty, gender and labor market analysis.
  • Senegal Assessment of Social Safety Nets (2011-2012) Targeting performance of social transfers; Incidence analysis of social transfers and utilities subsidies; Proxy means test: methodology and estimation.
  • Haiti Household Survey of Living Conditions Post-Earthquake (2011) Questionnaire design; Pilot test.
  • Haiti Post-Earthquake Assessment of Assistance Programs (2010) Assessing the allocation of emergency relief funds after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti using Emergency Food Security Assessment surveys I and II; Analysis of the labor market and food/cash for work programs.
  • AAA on Human Capital and Social Policies for Good Quality Job Creation in Central America (2010) Migration and educational attainment in Central America (El Salvador and Guatemala); Analysis of international migration prospects and educational attainment incentives comparing national household surveys to the American community survey.
  • Haiti Assessment of Social Safety Nets (2009-2010) Risks and vulnerability assessment; Characterizing poverty and vulnerability in Haiti with various households surveys; Assessing the targeting performance of social safety nets.
  • Senegal Country Economic Memorandum (2007) Labor market issues; Assessing the productivity gap between formal and informal sectors in Senegal.

  • Inter-American Development Bank

  • Guyana: Evaluation of the “Second Low Income Settlement Program” (2015) Program evaluation activities: preparing design and validation tool for data collection, field pilot testing and implementation; supporting the strengthening of the executing program unit on impact evaluation tools related to poverty, vulnerability and gender issues (capacity building).
  • El Salvador: Caracterización de Vulnerabilidad en Quebradas y Ríos del Área Metropolitana de San Salvador (2014) Vulnerability in the Squatter Settlements of San Salvador; Descriptive analysis and comparisons of both waves of the household survey-panel “Caracterización de la vulnerabilidad en asentamientos urbanos precarios del area metropolitana de San Salvador”; Econometric analysis of household responses to shocks in MASS using multishock panel data.
  • El Salvador: Apoyo Al Sistema De Proteccion Social Universal (2010-2011) Vulnerability in urban El Salvador; Designing a vulnerability survey for the urban squatter settlements of San Salvador; Risks and vulnerability assessment.

  • International Youth Foundation

  • Assessment of Youth Employment Opportunities in Senegal’s Agricultural Sector (2012) Leading a team for the dual-client assessment of youth employment and enterprise development in the agricultural sector in Northern Senegal; designing household-level and firm-level surveys; providing quantitative analysis and qualitative analysis based on focus groups and stakeholders assessment.

  • Government of Panama

  • Panamá: Proyecto de Protección Social (2012) Revisión de los instrumentos de focalización PMT del programa Red de Oportunidades; Designing targeting instruments for social protection program.

  • African Development Bank

  • Mauritius Country Economic Memorandum (2009) Labor income and employment in a transition economy; Analysis of earnings inequality and labor supply in a period of economic transition in Mauritius (2001-2007).