Britta Augsburg

Dr Britta Augsburg

Senior Research Economist

Education:

PhD Social Protection Policy, University of Maastricht, 2008
Masters in Econometrics (Doctorandus in Econometrie), University of Maastricht, 2002
Propedeuse in Econometrics, University of Maastricht, 2000

Britta joined the research team in the IFS' Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies (EDePo) in 2008. Her research focuses on microfinance, household investments decisions, subjective expectation data and program evaluation. She has extensive experience in the management of research projects and corresponding data collection, having managed a three-wave household survey in Anantapur, India (n=1,000) and a three-state evaluation study of a sanitation intervention delivered through microfinance institutions (n=6,000). Britta is an affiliated researcher at the United Nations University, Maastricht.

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Microfinance research at the Institute for Fiscal Studies

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This policy paper was presented at the EDePo 'Improving productivity in developing countries: identifying bottlenecks and obstacles to productive investments and technology adoption' conference held at Goodenough College on the 8th and 9th July 2015.

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