MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Dr. Paola Ballon

I am a development econometrician with expertise in the measurement and analysis of multidimensional poverty, water-security and female empowerment.

Doctorate, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Current or most recent Employer

Researcher in Development Economics

University of Oxford, UK
Time in Post - 3

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise


Disciplinary or professional background

Development Studies, Development (applied), Economics, Other

Contact Info

Social Media (Twitter)

Public Profiles

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Poverty or deprivation reduction ( 10 years )

Poverty or deprivation measurement ( 10 years )

Gender equality

Social protection

Work relates to groups

Children ( 10 years )

Women ( 8 years )

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Poverty/deprivation reduction

Poverty/deprivation measurement


Gender equality

Social protection


Academic publications

Academic conferences

Social Media

Policy Reports

Consultancy Reports