Young Lives Researchers

Researchers affiliated with Oxford University's Young Lives study. http://www.younglives.org.uk/


Le Thuc Duc
le.thucduc@gmail.com
Le Thuc Duc (Ph.D. in Economics, State University of New York at Albany, 2002), is a senior researcher at the Centre for Analysis and Forecasting (CAF) of the Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences (VASS). He is the principal investigator for Young Lives in Vietnam. He is an Investigator of the Oxford/Young Lives component of the GCC project consortium. His research interests lie in the areas of child nutrition, schooling and skill formation. His research is published in leading general and field economics journals.

Javier Escobal
jescobal@grade.org.pe
Javier Escobal (Ph.D. in Development Economics, Wageningen University, Netherlands, 2005) is a senior researcher and research director at Grupo De Analysis Para El Desarrollo (GRADE), Lima, Peru. He is a co-principal investigator for Young Lives Study in Peru. He is an Investigator of the Oxford/Young Lives component of the GCC project consortium. His research interests lie in the areas of poverty and rural development. His research is published in leading general and field economics journals. He was awarded the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship for his research about the links between rural producers and markets.

Shaikh Galab
galabsp@yahoo.co.in
Shaikh Galab (Ph.D. in Economics, Andhra University, India, 1985) is a Professor in Economics and Director of the Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), in Hyderabad, India. He is the principal investigator for Young Lives Study in India. He is an Investigator of the Oxford/Young Lives component of the GCC project consortium. His research interests lie in the areas of poverty alleviation with emphasis on child health and nutrition. His work is published in leading international and regional economics and health journals.

Mary Penny
mpenny@iin.sld.pe
Mary Penny (MA in Medicine, University of Cambridge, 1975), is a senior investigator and research director of the Instituto de Investigación Nutricional (IIN), Lima, Peru. She is a co-principal investigator for Young Lives Study in Peru. She is an Investigator of the Oxford/Young Lives component of the GCC project consortium. Her research interests are in the area of infant and child nutrition, health and vaccines. Her research is published in leading general and field medical and nutrition journals.

Alan Sanchez
Alan Sanchez (D.Phil. in Economics, University of Oxford, 2011), is a researcher at Grupo De Analysis Para El Desarrollo (GRADE), Lima, Peru. He is a co-principal investigator for Young Lives Study in Peru. He is an Investigator of the Oxford/Young Lives component of the GCC project consortium. His research focuses on the study of the short-term and long-term consequences of early-life shocks, skills formation, job mobility in the Peruvian labour market, and impact evaluation of social programmes. His reseach is is published in leading general and field economics journals.

Tassew Woldehanna
tassew.woldehanna@gmail.com
Tassew Woldehanna (Ph.D. in Economics, Wageningen University, Netherlands, 2000) is an Associate Professor of Economics at Addis Ababa University and the Principal Investigator for Young Lives Study in Ethiopia. He is an Investigator of the Oxford/Young Lives component of the GCC project consortium. His research interests in the area of agricultural and household economics with emphasis on issues of household and child level poverty and vulnerability. He has published articles in leading international and regional economics journals.