Sarah is a PhD candidate in Environmental Economics. She is interested in the different drivers of human behavior affecting the environment.


Sarah holds a MA in Economics from the University of Edinburgh and an MSc in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford. She has spent 5 years working for the World Bank, most recently within the Mind, Behavior and Development Unit and in the Social Protection and Jobs Unit. She has worked on a range of experimental impact evaluation studies across Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa. Most recently, her work has considered the importance of social protection schemes for supporting adaptation behaviors in areas prone to extreme weather events.

Sarah worked previously for Development Impact Evaluation team at the World Bank and for the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research on their Standing Panel for Impact Assessment. 

Research Interests

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Evaluation of Environmental Policies
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