Dr Ralitza Dimova

Associate Professor (Reader) in Development Economics

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Funded Research Projects:

  • October 2017-present. Dams 2.0. Design and assessment of resilient and sustainable interventions in water-energy-food environments. Research Councils UK as part of the GCRF. Co-I (the project is led by David Hulme, GDI and Julien Harou, Engineering). £8 million.
  • 2015-2016. Household preferences and child labour. Field experiment from Ivory Coast. The British Academy/Leverhulme trust, PI ( with Arnab Basu, Cornell University and Monnet Benoit Patrick Gbakou, University of Cocody-Abidjan, Ivory Coast, £10,000).
  • 2016. Inequality of opportunity and unequal opportunities in the youth labour market. How is the Arab world different? PI (with Karim Stephan), $10,000.
  • 2016. Assessing skill mismatch and youth unemployment in Jordan. OECD.
  • 2012-2013. The productivity and welfare implications of female empowerment through high value agriculture. UN Foundation (with Ira N. Gang, Rutgers University), $20,000.
  • 2009-2011. "The impact of macroeconomic policies and exogenous shocks on employment and poverty in Africa: Simulations for Benin, Burkina Faso and Senegal", The British Academy,  PI. In collaboration with Latif Dramani (Senegal), Barthelemy Biao (Benin), Pam Zahonogo (Burkina Faso) and Monnet Gbakou (Cote d'Ivoire), £30,000.
  • 2008-2009. "Nutritional Science Insights into the Economics of Food Consumption", The Leverhulme Trust. Principal Investigator. In collaboration with Ira N. Gang and Daniel Hoffman, Rutgers University, £38,000.