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Isis Gaddis is a Senior Economist with the World Bank’s Gender Group. She previously served as a poverty economist for Tanzania, based in Dar es Salaam. Isis co-authored the 2016 World Bank Africa Region flagship report Poverty in a Rising Africa, and was a member of the core team of the Poverty and Shared Prosperity Report 2018: Piecing Together the Poverty Puzzle. Her main research interest is empirical microeconomics, with a focus on the measurement and analysis of poverty and inequality, gender, labour, and public service delivery. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Gӧttingen, where she was a member of the development economics research group from 2006 to 2012. Her research has been published in various journals, including the Journal of Economic Inequality, the Journal of Human Resources, and the World Bank Economic Review.
Posts by Isis Gaddis
Amendments to succession laws have sought to address gender-based discrimination in property inheritance in India. Analysing Demographic and Health Survey data, collected in about 40 countries since 2...