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I am a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Copenhagen Business School. I also work as a consultant at the Office of the Chief Economist of Infrastructure, World Bank.

I held my Ph.D. in Economics (2021) at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and completed my Masters in Economics (2016) at Duke University under a Fulbright scholarship.


My main research interests are development economics, spatial economics, and applied microeconomics with a focus on digital development and finance. Among other topics, my current studies include the effects of electoral competition on the allocation of financial services in developing countries, the roles of economic institutions and geography in regional development and growth, and the impact of digital technologies as a means of demonstrating the government capacity and effectiveness.​

Research Interest:  Applied Micro, Spatial Economics, Private Sector Development, Finance, Digital Development, Energy, Health Economics