Project Director, Digital Identification and Finance Initiative in Africa, J-PAL
Nidhi Parekh, who was the first Managing Editor at VoxDev and also Managing Editor at the International Growth Centre (IGC), is Project Director, Digital Identification and Finance Initiative in Africa, J-PAL. She has worked as a Country Economist for the IGC Kenya country programme and for the National Treasury in South Africa as an ODI fellow working on issues of social development. She holds an M.A. in International and Development Economics from Yale University.
Recent work by Nidhi Parekh
What does the 2019 Nobel mean for development economics?
Why have Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics? And what does this mean for development...
Articles : Methods & Measurement
Law of the land: Ethnic patronage in Kenya’s slums
Slum tenants face higher rents and lower investments when their landlord and chief share ethnicity, while gaining when their chief is a co-ethnic
Articles : Infrastructure & Urbanisation