Alexandra Jarotschkin (Sasha)

Alexandra Jarotschkin


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Alexandra (Sasha) Jarotschkin is an Economist in the World Bank’s Poverty and Equity Global Practice. She has been working on issues pertaining to measurement of welfare, with a focus on women’s economic empowerment, forced displacement, high-frequency data collection and feedback loops for greater development effectiveness. Since joining the World Bank, she has worked in East and Central Africa, particularly in Madagascar, Burundi and the DRC (leading the Eastern DRC Crisis Observatory work). She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Paris School of Economics, where she studied episodes of forced displacement to understand the long-term impact on host communities regarding gender norms, female labor market participation, as well as public goods provision and attitudes.