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Justin Sandefur is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development (CGD). Prior to joining CGD, he spent two years as an adviser to Tanzania's national statistics office and worked as a research officer at Oxford University's Centre for the Study of African Economies. He holds a D.Phil. in economics from Oxford University. His research focusses on a wide range of topics, including education, poverty reduction, legal reform, and democratic governance.
Posts by Justin Sandefur
A quarter-century after the empirical growth literature set out to explain why poor countries are not catching up with rich ones, cross-country regressions have mercifully gone out of fashion. In this...
Disintermediating the State: Would a universal basic income reduce poverty more than targeted programmes?
Commenting on the discussion of the universal basic income in India’s Economic Survey 2016-17, Justin Sandefur contends that a modest version of UBI could potentially save money and shift expenditu...
- Justin Sandefur
- 31 March, 2017