Writer and editor; Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Katie Parry is a freelance writer and editor. She has worked with Innovations for Poverty Action, the Overseas Development Institute, the OECD and other groups at the World Bank, Harvard and MIT. She is an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) from Oxford University, and Master’s in Demographics and Development Economics from LSE and Harvard respectively. Katie also writes fiction and regularly contributes travel writing to the Daily Telegraph. In a previous life she worked as a management consultant for McKinsey’s public sector practice.
Recent work by Katie Parry
Giving government procurement officers more leeway in decision-making over expenses could save billions
New study offers perhaps the first empirical example of poverty traps and shows that one-off transfers can provide a sustainable route out of poverty