Ana Dammert is an Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Carleton University, Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and member of the Impact Evaluation Scientific Program Committee at Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP). Her research is related to the interaction between development economics, labour economics, and program evaluation. One important research dimension Professor Dammert has addressed is whether improvements in economic conditions can cause a decline in child labour, focusing on the effects of international policies and public interventions. She has a proven record of publications in leading peer-reviewed journals of Economics including the Journal of Development Economics, Economics Letters, Economic Development and Cultural Change, and World Development.
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The Department of International Development (DFID) leads the UK's work to end extreme poverty. We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.
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