Antonella Bancalari

Antonella Bancalari is a PhD candidate at the Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science and Research Officer at the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

From January 2021, Antonella is joining the School of Economics and Finance at the University of St. Andrews as an Assistant Professor. She has also served as Consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank and the Government of Peru. Her research sits at the intersection of Development, Health and Public Economics. She investigates the principles underlying effective public goods delivery and its impact on early-life mortality and health.

More details about her research can be found in her personal website.

Twitter: @antonellabanca

Content by Antonella Bancalari
  • Blog post

    COVID-19 and the willingness to vaccinate: Evidence from India

    Vaccination is one of the success stories in modern day medicine and seen by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a key element of the response to the current pandemic. While billions are poured into a vaccine’s development and tackling supply difficulties, policymakers should prepare for the next challenges: compliance and ability to pay. One of the most, if not the...

    5 Aug 2020 | Alex Armand, Britta Augsburg, Antonella Bancalari

  • Project

    Coping with COVID-19 measures in informal settlements

    One of the most, if not the most, at-risk groups of COVID-19 is thought to be the urban poor, living in overcrowded conditions with very limited access to public (health) infrastructure. One billion people live in such informal settlements, more than half of these in Asia, almost a fifth in India. Their ability to follow governments’ and scientists’ advise on...

    21 Jul 2020 | Britta Augsburg, Alex Armand, Antonella Bancalari