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Robert Sparrow



PhD (VU Amsterdam/Tinbergen Institute), 2006

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Robert Sparrow is a fellow with the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics at the Crawford School of Public Policy of the Australian National University. He obtained a PhD in Economics from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute in 2006. His research interests relate to development economics, social policy evaluation, health economics, child labour and education. Current research projects deal with evaluation of health and education policy interventions and renewable energy programs in Indonesia, and community based health insurance in Ethiopia.

Research interests

  • Development economics
  • Social policy evaluation
  • Child labour and education
  • Health economics
  • Applied micro-econometrics


  • IDEC8026: Quantitative Policy Impact Evaluation

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