Anaïs Dangeot is specialized in social protection. She has been working with the Economic Policy Research Institute (and the associated Social Policy Research Institute) since August 2014 and has been carrying out qualitative and quantitative studies in the field of poverty and broader social policy.

She holds a First Class degree in Banking and Finance and a Masters in Social Protection Financing, with a distinction, at the University of Mauritius. During her Master’s tenure, Anaïs has participated, as research assistant, in a joint research project between the University of Mauritius and the University of Botswana.

With EPRI (and associated SPRI) she has mainly been involved in studies making use of the Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (MODA) methodology as applied to various countries including: Laos, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bénin, Togo, amongst others. As part of using the MODA methodology, Anaïs has been carrying out extensive quantitative work, using Stata. She is experienced in working with large datasets such as MICS, DHS and other local household budget types of surveys. She has also been providing MODA trainings (conceptual and technical). In addition, Anaïs has been assessing the socio- economic impact of the recent Ebola Crisis on children in the 3 mostly affected countries (Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea). She is also part of the team working on a poverty analysis for the Republic of Guinea. More recently, she has been lecturing, in collaboration with two other specialists, at the University of Mauritius for a Social Protection Administration and Policy Implementation course.

Finally, her research interests include public policy (design and financing), poverty and deprivation analysis and broader socio-economic development issues.