|Education||Ph.D., Economics, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands|
|STAARS Research||Weather Shocks, Spatial Agricultural Diversity, and Poverty Dynamics in Tanzania|
Laura Nelima Barasa holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands. She is a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, School of Economics where she teaches Econometrics and Statistics. Her research interests include innovation, agriculture, gender, and governance. Laura has published in leading journals such as Research Policy. She is a certified European Investment Bank-Global Development Network fellow in Applied Development Finance. Laura’s affiliations include the African Economic Research Consortium, Partnership for Economic Policy and the African Network for Internationalization of Education.