Profile
Ochem Dumbei

DUMEBI OCHEM

phd Researcher in International Economics
Spoken languages
English, Italian, French
Areas of expertise
  • Development Economics
  • Impact evaluation
  • Foreign Aid Policies
Geographical Region of Expertise
  • Subsaharan Africa

PHD THESIS

 

Title: Essays in Development Economics


PhD Supervisor: Jean-Louis Arcand

Expected completion date: 2025

 

PROFILE

 

Dumebi is a PhD candidate in Development Economics under the supervision of Professor Jean-Louis Arcand. She holds an MSc in International Economics from the Geneva Graduate Institute, and a BSc in Economics from University College London, where she specialized in international development. Previously, she worked as an International Consultant at the International Trade Centre, focusing on export potential, value chain development and economic growth. Dumebi's research interests include poverty alleviation, inequality and health, and her thesis focuses on the impact of foreign aid on development outcomes.

 

Research interests

 

  • Poverty

  • Inequality

  • Impact evaluation

  • Health and nutrition

 

RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS AND WORKS

 

Ochem, D. 2020. The Effect of Foreign Aid on Sub-national Development: A Quantile Regression Approach. Genève: Graduate Institute Publications.

 

ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE

 

(2021-2022) Teaching Assistant for the MINT Department, Geneva Graduate Institute

 

 

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

 

(2019-2021) International Consultant, International Trade Centre

(2018) Trade & Poverty Intern, UNCTAD

 

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS AND AWARDS

 

Rudi Dornbush Prize for best Master's thesis in International Economics