Employment

I am an economist at the International Telecommunications Union in Genva. My work revolves around analysing the progress made towards the ITU’s strategic targets, in it Connect 2020 Agenda and coming up with recommendations for adjustments and other targets.

Previously

Previously I worked at the Internet Society in Geneva, together with the Chief Economist Michael Kende, primarily on content locationisation and local content creation in Africa.

I have worked at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, on the gender impact of Free Trade Agreements in the East African Community (wikipedia using Computational General Equilibrium models.

I have worked on the second phase field study of the impact of the Initiative Nationale pour le DĂ©veloppement Humain (Moroccan National Initiative for Human Development) on social cohesion in supported communes. Together with CFD Director Jean-Louis Arcand, Mattias Rieger, and Tu Chi Nguyen (The World Bank, no profile, internally known as t.c.nguyen17, funny TEDx talk).

Together with the KoBo Toolbox designers from the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, we (with Cogtina) conducted a baseline study in Conakry (Guinea) as part of a police reform project called police de proximite.

Also, with Coginta, conducted a security and police perceptions study (in French) together with the Geneva police.

Also working on an impact evaluation of the lowering of the male state-pension eligibiliy age in South Africa (from 65 to 60), on the anthropometrics of young children in the same household. In particular with regard to the gender of the pension recipient.

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