What I do

My research primarily focuses on public goods: both on estimating the impacts of public goods on human development, and in understanding the political processes that influence the provision of public goods.  I use both natural and field experiments to measure the impacts of public goods, and the impacts of different characteristics of decsion-making processes.  Originally trained as a civil and environmental engineer, I have a particular interest in infrastructure.  

Short bio

Anna is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Stockholm University and a Fellow of the Center for Development Economics and Policy at Columbia University, New York.  She received her Ph.D. in Sustainable Development from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.  

Previously, she trained as an engineer, obtaining a first class M.Eng. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Imperial College London and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, and completed an M.Phil. in Engineering for Sustainable Development at the University of Cambridge. She has worked or studied in the UK, the US, France, Spain, Sweden, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia, and Bangladesh.