I am an Economist at the Gender Group at the World Bank, where I lead a portfolio of work on women's workforce participation, earnings, and productivity. I am also the Regional Liaison for the Africa West region. Previously, I have worked at the Africa Gender Innovation Lab and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (Govt. of India). My research interests lie at the intersection of gender, crime, and household economics.  I received my PhD in Economics from the George Washington University and Masters from London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Primary Fields:

Applied Microeconomics​, Development Economics

Secondary Fields:

Gender Economics, Economics of Crime, Family Economics

Email: asahay@worldbank.org

           absahay@gwu.edu

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