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Pamela Jervis

Pamela Jervis

International Research Associate


MPhil/PhD Economics, University College London, 2016
MRes Economics, University College London, 2011
MSc Economics, Universidad de Chile, 2006
BSc Economics, Universidad de Chile, 2004

Pamela is an IFS International Research Associate and Assistant Professor of Economics at the Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Chile, which she joined in 2019.

She previously worked at the IFS in the Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies (EDePo). Her work includes evaluating stimulation and nutrition programmes as well as the implementation of a quality pre-school intervention, primarily randomized field experiments, aimed at improving early childhood development in India.

Academic outputs

Journal article
Poor early childhood development in low- and middle-income countries is a major public health problem. Efficacy trials have shown the potential of early childhood development interventions but scaling up is costly and challenging. Guidance on effective interventions’ delivery is needed. In an ...
IFS Working Paper W19/15
This paper estimates flexible child health production functions to investigate whether better water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices make nutrition intake more productive for children aged 6-24 months.

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