Thomas Ferreira

Thomas Ferreira is a Senior Data Associate at J-PAL Africa working on the Innovations in Data and Experiments for Action (IDEA) Initiative.

He previously worked as a Post-Doctoral Researcher in development economics at the Department of Economics, Stellenbosch University. He was also a member of the Research on Socioeconomic Policy (ReSEP) team at the same institute. Thomas holds a PhD in Economics from Stellenbosch University and his main research interests concern issues around poverty and economic mobility in sub-Saharan Africa, the use of satellite data in development economics and the relationship between climate change and development.

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Senior Research and Data Associate