Imran Rasul obtained his PhD in Economics from the LSE in 2003. He is now a Professor at University College London, Co-Director of the Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, and Research Co-Director of the Entrepreneurship Research Group of the International Growth Centre.
His research interests include labour, development and public economics and his work has been published in leading journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Econometrica and the Review of Economic Studies. He is a former Managing Editor of the Review of Economic Studies journal. He was awarded the 2007 IZA Young Economist Prize, the 2008 CESIfo Distinguished Affiliate Award, and an ERC-starter grant in 2012.
Recent work by Imran Rasul
In the midst of the Ebola crisis an empowerment programme acts as a shield for adolescent girls
Evidence from Uganda suggests that vocational training is more effective in tackling youth unemployment than apprenticeships
Bureaucratic output is negatively associated with monitoring and incentive schemes but positively associated with the autonomy of mid-level...
Programme to provide ultra-poor women in Bangladesh with livestock assets suggests one-off interventions can be effective in fighting extreme poverty