Benedetta Lerva

Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University

Benedetta Lerva joined the IIES in 2014 as a Research Assistant and is a PhD student at Stockholm University. She received her B.S. and M.Sc. in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan. Before joining the IIES, she has worked for two years as research associate for BRAC Uganda, where she was involved in a field implementation of two randomized control trials. Her main research areas are Development economics, Agriculture and Education, with a special focus on East Africa.

Researcher's Grant Projects

This project will analyse the impact of an innovative, targeted and collateralized credit programme that seeks to make motorcycle taxi drivers the owners of their vehicles.
Researchers: Konrad Burchardi, Jonathan de Quidt, Benedetta Lerva
Grants Round: 4th MRG Round
Country: Uganda