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Yani Tyskerud

Yani Tyskerud

Assistant Director


MSc in Local Economic Development, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), 2007
BA in European Studies and German (1st Class Honours), The University of Manchester, 2004 

Yani Tyskerud is an Assistant Director at EDePo, working on the Centre for Tax Analysis in Developing Countries (TAXDEV).  TAXDEV aims to generate new research, analysis and in-country analytical capacity in the area of tax and benefit policy and administration in low and middle income countries, including Ghana and Ethiopia. Yani joined IFS in April 2016, and manages relationships with government partners in Ghana and Ethiopia, supports the researchers in the design of research and policy questions, and coordinates skills development and dissemination activities. Prior to joining IFS, Yani was a Research Coordinator at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) in Ghana and has also managed, designed and conducted research projects in Cambodia, India and Sierra Leone.