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Hélène Donnat is currently working as a Research Economist at the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth. Previously, she was a consultant for the Gender Innovation Lab at the World Bank. She has also worked as a research associate at the International Growth Centre and as a research assistant on two projects relating to international development. She obtained a Masters in economic analysis and policy from the Paris School of Economics and a Master in economic research from the University of Cambridge.

Current areas of research include:

  • Development economics
  • Public economics
  • Programme evaluation