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Personal profile

Biography

Ben D'Exelle is a professor of economics. Most of his research focuses on applied behavioral and experimental economics and impact evaluation. He joined UEA in 2010.

Website

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Key Research Interests and Expertise

Most of Ben's research can be located in the fields of behavioural and experimental economics and impact evaluation in low-income countries. The research themes he has pursued and published on include: social networks and resource sharing, the functioning of rural markets, equity-efficiency trade-offs in irrigation systems, reproductive health, repayment and impact of microfinance, the micro-politics behind community-based development and the behavioural economics of rural investment. He has conducted most of his fieldwork in Nicaragua, Tanzania and Uganda.

Research Groups:  Behavioural and Experimental Development Economics; Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science; Impact Evaluation for International Developement

Research grants management

2016-2019 A Behavioural Economic Analysis of Reproductive Health in Burkina Faso and Tanzania, £493,452. DFID/ESRC. Principal Investigator.

2012-2015 A Behavioural Economic Analysis of Agricultural Investment Decisions in Uganda, £431,995. DFID/ESRC. Co-investigator.

Teaching Interests

Ben teaches micro-economics, econometrics, research techniques and analysis, and applied methods in impact evaluation at the postgraduate level. He also co-directs the MSc Impact Evaluation for International Development. He supervises several PhD students

Network

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