Milagros (Milo) Vandemoortele

Milagros (Milo) Vandemoortele

PhD candidate

Department of Social Policy

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Research topic:

Inequality in Attainment: Parental Resources and Children’s Cognitive Development in Four Low and Middle Income Countries

Milo Vandemoortele’s research interests lie in examining the association between parental resources and child development in developing countries. She is a graduate teaching assistant at the Department for Methodology, in quantitative subjects.  Prior to LSE, Milo worked as a researcher at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI, London) in the Growth, Poverty and Inequality Programme.
Milo has a degree in economics (University of Pennsylvania) and an MPhil in Development Studies (Institute of Development Studies-Sussex). As part of the ESRC 1+3 doctoral training programme she obtained an MSc in Social Research Methods at the LSE. She is fluent in Spanish, French and Dutch.

Research interests:
Inequality, Intergenerational Issues, Development, Economics, Measurement.

 Supervisors: Professor Stephen Jenkins, Dr Kitty Stewart