Olive Umuhire Nsababera

Olive Nsababera


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Olive Nsababera is an economist with the Poverty and Equity Global Practice where she works at the intersection of poverty, inequality, and migration. She joined the World Bank as part of the Young Professionals Program in 2020 and has since contributed to the analytical and advisory country programs of Burundi, Comoros, Seychelles, South Africa, Venezuela and Haiti. Prior to joining the World Bank, she worked extensively on fragile, and conflict affected settings with a focus on understanding the impact of forced displacement on individual welfare, local economic development, the integration of migrants in host communities and how alternative data sources can be leveraged to advance informed policymaking in such data scarce contexts. She holds a BA in Economics from Yale University, an MPA from Columbia University, and a PhD in Economics from the University of Sussex.