Research Associate, Institute for Fiscal Studies
Antonella is a Research Associate at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and a PhD Candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Social Policy Department. She will be joining the School of Economics and Finance at the University of St. Andrews from January 2021 as an Assistant Professor. She 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 service delivery.
In the past, Antonella has worked in public sector consultancy and the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) in the evaluation of projects in Latin America, South-East Asia and Africa. Antonella holds a Master in Public Administration from the LSE and a BSc in Economics from Universidad del Pacifico (Lima, Peru).
Recent work by Antonella Bancalari
Incomplete and abandoned sewerage projects can increase risks of early life mortality and impose significant public health costs on populations