Michelle Rao

Michelle Rao

PhD Candidate in Economics

Department of Economics

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Languages
English, French, Mandarin
Key Expertise
Development Economics, Political Economy, Behavioural Economics

About me

Michelle is a PhD candidate in Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science with research interests in development economics, political economy and behavioural economics.  Previously, she has held research and policy positions at the World Bank and the UN.

Before starting the PhD, she was an economic consultant at Ernst and Young. Michelle holds a MSc in Economics for Development (with Distinction) from Oxford, and a BSc in Economics (First Class) from the LSE.

Research Interests
Development Economics, Political Economy, Behavioural Economics

Supervisors
Oriana Bandiera, Robin Burgess, Rachael Meager

Research Centres
STICERD

Teaching
EC307: Development Economics

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