On Wednesday, November 9nd, at 02.30pm (Lisbon time), in Room B 134, the NOVAFRICA Center welcomes Imran Rasul from UCL – London’s Global University to present his work on “Intrahousehold Spillovers of Early Childhood Interventions: Experimental Evidence from Nigeria”.
Imran Rasul besides being professor of Economics at the University College London; Directo of the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (CPP) at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS); and co-director at the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Centre on Wealth Concentration, Inequality and the Economy at UCL Economics. His research interests include labor, development and public economics and his work has been published in leading journals such as the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Review of Economic Studies. He is the Managing Editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association (2019-22), and have been a co-editor of the Review of Economic Studies (2009-13). Rasul was awarded the 2007 IZA Young Economist Prize, the 2008 CESIfo Distinguished Affiliate Award, an ERC-starter grant in 2012-6, and a British Academy Mid Career Fellowship in 2018. In 2018 I was elected as a Council Member of the Royal Economic Society (RES) and as a Council Representative on the RES Executive Committee from 2018-2023. In 2019, he was jointly awarded the Yrjö Jahnsson Award in Economics (joint with Oriana Bandiera), that is given to a European economist no older than 45 years old who has made a contribution in theoretical and applied research that is significant to economics in Europe. Rasul was elected as a Fellow of the British Academy in 2019, elected as a Fellow of the Econometric Society in 2020, and appointed as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, for Services to Social Sciences, in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours.
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