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  • Campus de Carcavelos, Rua da Holanda 1

    2775-405 Carcavelos


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  • 21 Citations
  • 3 h-Index

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Personal profile

Personal information

Alex Armand is an Assistant Professor at Nova School of Business and Economics, a research fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (UK), and at the Navarra Centre for International Development (Spain). During his professional career has been leading research projects in Macedonia, Mozambique, India, Bolivia, Guatemala and Honduras. He consulted the World Bank and the Ministry of Social Policy in the FYR of Macedonia. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University College London.

Research interests

His main research fields are Development Economics and Policy Evaluation. His current work focuses on the effect of providing education-related cash transfers on household outcomes, on the effect of local community engagement on natural resource management, on the role of media in reducing conflict, and on sanitation in urban slums.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Doctorate, University College London

Award Date: 28 Aug 2014

Economics, Master, Pompeu Fabra University

Award Date: 26 Jun 2006

Economics, Bachelor, Università degli Studi di Torino

Award Date: 11 Apr 2005

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Research Output at NOVA

  • 21 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 5 Commissioned report
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Other contribution
  • 1 Working paper

Community toilet use in Indian slums: willingness-to-pay and the role of informational and supply side constraints

Armand, A., Augsburg, B., Bancalari, A. & Trivedi, B., Mar 2020, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie). (3ie Impact Evaluation Report; no. 113)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  • The effect of gender-targeted cash transfers on household expenditures: evidence from a randomized experiment

    Armand, A., Attanasio, O., Carneiro, P. & Lechene, V., Oct 2020, In : The Economic Journal. 130, 631, p. 1875-1897

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The reach of radio: ending civil conflict through rebel demobilization

    Armand, A., Atwell, P. & Gomes, J. F., 1 May 2020, In : American Economic Review. 110, 5, p. 1395-1429

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Activities

    • 1 Invited talk

    Does Information Break the Political Resource Curse? Experimental Evidence from Mozambique

    Alex Armand (Speaker)

    13 Feb 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk