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Bet Caeyers

Bet Caeyers

Senior Research Economist

Education

DPhil Economics, University of Oxford, 2013

MSc Economics for Development (Distinction), University of Oxford, 2007

BA/MA Applied Economics (Greatest Distinction), University of Antwerp, 2005

 

 

Bet joined the IFS in 2014 and is working in the Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies (EDePo) sector. Her research background covers programme evaluation, understanding the role of social networks in the targeting effectiveness of community-based development initiatives, addressing methodological problems related to the measurement of peer effects and measurement issues more generally. The research projects she is currently involved with include an evaluation of a sanitation intervention in India, where the focus is on elevating liquidity and awareness constraints in the adoption and use of toilets, and an early childhood stimulation project, also in India.  

 

Bet holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Oxford. Prior to joining the IFS, she worked for one year as Oxfam GB’s Global Impact Evaluation Advisor, where she took the technical lead in Oxfam’s impact evaluation framework.  She also worked for two years as a project manager at the Tanzania based survey company Economic Development Initiatives Ltd.

 

 

( 11 results found )
Briefing note
Salifu Amadu, Orazio Attanasio, Bet Caeyers, Lina Cardona Sosa, Sarah Cattan, Sonya Krutikova, Peter Leighton, Lise Masselus and Mubarik Yakubu
High quality early childhood care and education (ECCE) are critical to children’s development and their success in adult life. Ghana has shown substantial commitment to improving ECCE, with one of the highest pre-school enrolment rates in Sub Saharan Africa. However despite this, significant ...
Report
Salifu Amadu, Orazio Attanasio, Bet Caeyers, Sarah Cattan, Lina Cardona Sosa, Sonya Krutikova, Peter Leighton, Lise Masselus and Mubarik Yakubu
This report presents a detailed overview of the baseline data collection activities as part of the project "Improving early childhood development in rural Ghana through scalable low-cost community-run play schemes''. The project is collaboration between The Institute for Fiscal Studies (UK), Lively ...
External publication
Bet Caeyers and Marcel Fafchamps
We formalize a noted [Guryan et al., 2009] but unexplored source of bias in peer effect estimation, arising because people cannot be their own peer.
Presentation
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.
Report summary
Researchers at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) are working on a number of sanitation evaluation studies, two of them in India (in the states of Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu) and one in Nigeria (in Enugu and Ekiti). In this short review the authors discuss the types of sanitation interventions ...
External publication
This working paper was published in February 2014 by the Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford. In the paper, Manski's (1993) standard linear-in-means model is used to estimate endogenous peer effects on the awareness of vulnerable groups on Tanzania Social Action ...
External publication
Bet Caeyers and Natalie Naïri Quinn
This evaluation report, produced as part of the Oxfam Effectiveness Reviews Series 2013/14, was co-authored by Bet Caeyers of the IFS Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies.
External publication
Bet Caeyers and Robert Fuller
This evaluation report, produced as part of the Oxfam Effectiveness Reviews Series 2013/14, was co-authored by Bet Caeyers of the IFS Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies.
External publication
Bet Caeyers and Simone Lombardini
This evaluation report, produced as part of the Oxfam Effectiveness Reviews Series 2013/14, was co-authored by Bet Caeyers of the IFS Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies.
Newspaper article
Bet Caeyers, Research Economist in the Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policy at IFS, contributed a blog piece to the Centre for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University, summarising her research into awareness of a community-based development project amongst vulnerable local ...