Dr Melain Modeste Senou

Melain Modeste Senou is currently a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic research (ISSER), University of Ghana. His research interests relate to poverty, inequalities, inclusive finance, gender, household and child well-being and health. He holds a PhD in Development Economics and Econometrics from Felix Houphouët Boigny University in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, within the collaborative PhD programme of the Africa Economic Research Consortium. He is proficient in managing successful impact evaluation surveys and particularly in designing and running randomised control trials for which he holds certificates from the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL/MITx) and the World Bank's Department of Impact Evaluation. He also collaborates with several organisations including the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, the United Nations Capital Development Fund, the International Development Research Centre, as well as the United Nations Children’s Fund. He teaches in many universities in Benin and Côte d'Ivoire and has several publications in international indexed journals.