Research fellow at the Institute for Global Prosperity at University College London. Also, I am the co-founder and managing director of "Ethos Lab", the Centre for Governance and Sustainability Studies.

Before joining UCL I was a Research Associate to at NYU Abu Dhabi and a visiting researcher at the Department of Political Sciences atYale University.

I have completed a PhD in Economics at Swansea University under the supervision of Prof. Nigel O'Leary, Prof. David Blackaby and Prof. Melanie Jones (Cardiff University). My research focuses on applied political economy and development economics. I study trust, corruption, legacies of violence and migration.