About me

I am an Associate Professor in Public Management at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, and Research Fellow at Green Templeton College. My research is on policy implementation, political economy, and public service delivery, mostly focused on low- and middle-income countries. I also teach and research on policy evaluation and external validity.

I co-convene the core course on Evidence and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School. Prior to joining Oxford University I was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University College London, Department of Economics, and completed my PhD in the Government Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science. I previously worked as an economist in Ghana’s Ministry of Trade and Industry as an Overseas Development Institute Fellow and was a Senior Researcher at the Economic Policy Research Institute in Cape Town. I also hold MSc degrees in African Studies and Economics for Development from the University of Oxford, and a BA in Economics from Williams College.

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