Naureen Karachiwalla

Naureen is a Research Fellow in the Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division (PHND) at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and a non-resident Fellow at the Consortium for Development Policy Research (CDPR).  She obtained her PhD in Economics at the University of Oxford, and was an AMID Fellow at Bocconi University in Milan.  Her research focuses on empirical development microeconomics, and within that sphere, on public and labour economics.  Her research interests include incentives and accountability in the public sector, education, social protection, and technology adoption.  Her work has focused on incentives and accountability of educators in China, Uganda, and Pakistan, as well as caste and learning outcomes in Pakistan, agricultural technology adoption and counterfeiting in Uganda, and nutrition and social protection in Bangladesh and Egypt.

Content by Naureen Karachiwalla
  • Project

    Mechanisms for increasing the accountability of teachers and schools in rural Pakistan to improve learning outcomes

    Pakistan has extremely low learning levels and poor education service delivery is a driving factor. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government has expressed a strong desire for evidence on how to design evaluation and oversight systems for the education sector, with the goal of improving learning. The government has two evaluation and oversight systems that should, in...

    9 Jan 2017 | Masooma Habib, Naureen Karachiwalla, Saher Asad, Katrina Kosec, Clare Leaver