Profile Information

Name

Jessica Kiessel

contact (email)

jkiessel@poverty-action.org

Current Institution/Organizational Affiliation

Innovations for Poverty Action

Current Occupation

Professional

Highest Degree (completed)

MA

Primary discipline

economic development, evaluation

Target age group/stage of development

Life-span

Regional focus

Global

Topics

Early Childhood Development, Nutrition, Education, Health, Parenting, Pre-natal Care, Youth livelihoods & skills, Mental health, Employment

Short description of research interests (max 100 words)

I represent an organization that conducts randomize impact evaluations with researchers, practitioners and development partners globally. We work across sectors and have 15 country programs. I am also a co-researcher with Annie Duflo on an education evaluation measuring the impact of a remedial education program with the Ghanaian government.