Michelle Rao

Michelle Rao

PhD Candidate in Economics

Department of Economics

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About me

Michelle is a PhD candidate in Economics at the London School of Economics, affiliated with STICERD. Her main fields are in development economics, political economy, and gender. Her research focuses on (1) how evidence on impact is used for policy decisions; and (2) the role and organization of NGOs in delivering social impact. 

Michelle has an MSc in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford and a BSc in Economics from LSE. She has held research and policy positions at the World Bank and the UN.

Research Interests
Development Economics, Political Economy

Oriana Bandiera
Robin Burgess

Research Centres

PP402: Quantitative Methods for Public Policy

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Expertise Details

Development Economics; Political Economy