Eva-Maria Egger is an applied economist holding a PhD from the University of Sussex, UK. She is a Research Fellow at the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) based in Mozambique. She also works as a technical advisor for poverty analysis to the Ministry of Economics and Finance as part of the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique programme. Previously, she worked for the International Fund of Agricultural Development and the Research Consortium “Migrating out of Poverty”. Her research focuses on poverty, rural development, migration, and labour markets in developing countries. Eva-Maria has published her research in peer-reviewed journals, including Economic Development and Cultural Change, and the Journal of Development Studies. She has also contributed to book chapters and policy reports by other UN organisations.