Antonella Bancalari

Assistant Professor in Economics, University of St Andrews; Research Associate, Institute for Fiscal Studies

Antonella Bancalari is an Assistant Professor at the School of Economics and Finance of the University of St Andrews, and a Research Associate at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB).


Antonella is an applied microeconomist and her research sits at the intersection of Development, Public and Health Economics. She uses applied econometrics and field experiments to understand the principles underlying effective public good/service delivery in Latin America and South Asia. She also explores ways to induce people to adopt welfare-improving technologies and behaviours.


She holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Social Policy, a Master in Public Administration - International Development/Economic Policy from the LSE and a BSc in Economics from Universidad del Pacifico (Lima, Peru).

Recent work by Antonella Bancalari