Research Associate

Lissandra specializes in survey design and quantitative research methods for social science research. She holds an MS in Survey Research and Methodology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and an MA in Economics and Philosophy from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium. Prior to joining IPA, Lissandra worked at CIDE, UNL, RAND, and the World Bank on projects ranging from field experiments on price discrimination in loose cigarette markets in Mexico City to surveys on access to agricultural finance in Niger. Her interests involve using surveys, econometrics, and experiments to improve the quality of information used to design and assess public policies.