I am a PhD Candidate in Economics at George Washington University. I am also working at the Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank. My research interests include Development Economics and Economics of Crime, with key focus on topics in Gender.


Some of the topics I have studied during my PhD include  violence against women, gender equality in health, labor and marriage markets, and 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:

Labor Economics, Economics of Crime, Family Economics

Email: absahay@gwu.edu