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Eric Mvukiyehe

Economist, Development Research Group

Eric Mvukiyehe is an Economist on the Development Impact Evaluation unit in the World Bank's Development Research Group, where he coordinates impact evaluations in the area of Fragility, and Conflict and Violence. His research focuses on evaluations of donors-supported programs in fragile countries, particularly in the areas of peace building and public sector reforms; democratization at the grassroots level; employment programs for vulnerable groups such as youth at risk and former combatants; and women empowerment, among others. Previously, he provided technical assistance in the World Bank's Gender Innovation Lab in the design and implementation of gender programs in Sub-Saharan Africa. Before joining the World Bank he was a Democracy Fellow with the United States Agency for International Development where he worked in the Democracy, Human Rights and Governance sector. He also led local population surveys in Cote d’Ivoire and Liberia as part of United Nations evaluations of peacekeeping operations in both countries. His research has been published in the World Politics and Journal of Conflict Resolution and Comparative Political Studies. Eric received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University.
CONTACT
Tel : +1 202 458 2672
emvukiyehe@worldbank.org


AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Governance
  • Jobs and Poverty
  • Evidence-Based Public Policy
  • Community-Driven Development
  • Conflict and fragile states