Alex Armand is a PhD in Economics candidate at UCL and a Visiting scholar at the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
His primary fields of interest are Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics and Policy Evaluation. His current research looks at how the interaction between intra-household allocation of resources and expected returns to schooling influences human capital investment among poor households.
Along with his PhD studies, he has been working on different aspects of the implementation, data collection and impact evaluation of the Conditional Cash Transfer for Secondary School Education in the Republic of Macedonia, where he is working on the analysis of the effect of gender-targeted transfers on individual and household outcomes.
- Development economics
- Applied microeconomics
- Policy Evaluation
- Household economics