I am an Economist at the Africa Gender Innovation Lab at the World Bank Group. I received my PhD in Economics from George Washington University and Masters from London School of Economics and Political Science. 


My research interests include Development Economics and Economics of Crime, with a key focus on topics in Gender. Some of the topics I have studied include violence against women, gender equality in health, labor and marriage markets, and the effect of social protection programmes on women's empowerment. My research has been supported by the Association for Social Economics, International Center for Research on Women, and the Sigur Center for Asian Studies at GWU. 

Primary Fields:

Applied Microeconomics​, Development Economics

Secondary Fields:

Gender Economics, Economics of Crime, Family Economics

Email: asahay@worldbank.org