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Joe Wales

Research Officer, Politics and Governance. ODI

Joe joined the Politics and Governance team at ODI in August 2012. He is a graduate of Oxford University and has an MPA in International Development from the London School of Economics. He specialised in development economics, quantitative analysis of public policy and the politics of development. He has worked in both Mexico and India for small NGOs, designing and analysing the outcomes of randomised controlled trials testing the effectiveness of interventions in public education. He has also engaged in contract work on the political economy of maternal health care in Ethiopia and methods for analysing the labour market effects of improved carbon efficiency in the UK.