Anaïs Dangeot is specialized in social protection. She has been working with the Social Policy Research Institute since 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 distinction, from the University of Mauritius. During her Master’s program, Anaïs participated, as research assistant, in a joint research project between the University of Mauritius and the University of Botswana.

With SPRI she has mainly been involved in studies utilizing the Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (MODA) methodology applied to various countries, including: Laos, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bénin, and Togo. 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, and also provides MODA trainings (conceptual and technical).

In addition, Anaïs has been assessing the socio-economic impact of the West African Ebola virus epidemic (2013-2016) 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 collaborated with other specialists in teaching a Social Protection Administration and Policy Implementation course at the University of Mauritius.

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