Francisco is a Research Assistant in the development sector of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies (EDePo), and a PhD student at Royal Holloway, University of London. His work at EDePo concentrates on measuring the effectiveness of two sanitation programs in Nigeria, and understanding the limitations that constraint their impact. In the past he has worked on environmental and other development economic issues. At present, his focus is in understanding the impact extreme temperatures have on subsistence agriculture around the globe. He is also a teaching assistant at Royal Holloway.