Alex Armand
Alex Armand
Assistant Professor

Alex Armand is an Assistant Professor at Nova School of Business and Economics, and a resident member at NOVAFRICA. His main research fields are Development Economics and Policy Evaluation. His current work focuses on the effect of providing education-related cash transfers on household outcomes, on the effect of local community engagement on natural resource management, on the role of media in reducing conflict, and on sanitation in urban slums. He has been leading research projects in Macedonia, Mozambique, India, Bolivia, Guatemala and Honduras.

PhD in Economics, University College London

MSc in Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

BSc in Economics, University of Turin

Economics, Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Policy Evaluation

  • Solís Arce, Julio S., Warren, Shana S., Meriggi, Niccolò F., Scacco, Alexandra, McMurry, Nina, Voors, Maarten, Syunyaev, Georgiy, Malik, Amyn Abdul, Aboutajdine, Samya, Adeojo, Opeyemi, Anigo, Deborah, Armand, Alex, Asad, Saher, Atyera, Martin, Augsburg, Britta, Awasthi, Manisha, Ayesiga, Gloria Eden, Bancalari, Antonella, Björkman-Nyqvist, Martina, Borisova, Ekaterina, Bosancianu, Constantin Manuel, Cabra García, Magarita Rosa, Cheema, Ali, Collins, Elliott, Cuccaro, Filippo, Farooqi, Ahsan Zia, Fatima, Tatheer, Fracchia, Mattia, Galindo Soria, Mery Len, Guariso, Andrea, Hasanain, Ali, Jaramillo, Sofía, Kallon, Sellu, Kamwesigye, Anthony, Kharel, Arjun, Kreps, Sarah, Levine, Madison, Littman, Rebecca, Malik, Mohammad, Manirabaruta, Gisele, Mfura, Jean Léodomir Habarimana, Momoh, Fatoma, Mucauque, Alberto, Mussa, Imamo, Nsabimana, Jean Aime, Obara, Isaac, Otálora, María Juliana, Ouédraogo, Béchir Wendemi, Pare, Touba Bakary, Platas, Melina R., Polanco, Laura, Qureshi, Javaeria Ashraf, Raheem, Mariam, Ramakrishna, Vasudha, Rendrá, Ismail, Shah, Taimur, Shaked, Sarene Eyla, Shapiro, Jacob N., Svensson, Jakob, Tariq, Ahsan, Tchibozo, Achille Mignondo, Tiwana, Hamid Ali, Trivedi, Bhartendu, Vernot, Corey, Vicente, Pedro C., Weissinger, Laurin B., Zafar, Basit, Zhang, Baobao, Karlan, Dean, Callen, Michael, Teachout, Matthieu, Humphreys, Macartan, Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq, Omer, Saad B. (2021). COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and hesitancy in low- and middle-income countries. Nature Medicine, 27 (8), 1385 - 1394.
  • Armand, Alex, Coutts, Alexander, Vicente, Pedro C., Vilela, Ines (2020). Does information break the political resource curse? Experimental evidence from Mozambique. American Economic Review, 110 (11), 3431-3453.
  • Armand, Alex, Attanasio, Orazio, Carneiro, Pedro, Lechene, Valérie (2020). The effect of gender-targeted conditional cash transfers on household expenditures: evidence from a randomized experiment. Economic Journal, 130 (631), 1875-1897.
  • Armand, Alex, Atwell, Paul, Gomes, Joseph F. (2020). The reach of radio: ending civil conflict through rebel demobilization. American Economic Review, 110 (5), 1395-1429.
  • Almås, Ingvild, Armand, A., Attanasio, Orazio, Carneiro, Pedro (2018). Measuring and changing control: Women's empowerment and targeted transfers. Economic Journal, 128 (612), F609-639.
  • Armand, Alex, Mendi, Pedro (2018). Demand drops and innovation investments: Evidence from the Great Recession in Spain. Research Policy, 47 (7), 1321-1333.
  • Armand, Alex, Carneiro, Pedro, Locatelli, Andrea, Mihreteab, Selam, Keating, Joseph (2017). Do public health interventions crowd out private health investments? Malaria control policies in Eritrea. Labour Economics, 45 (SI), 107-115.
  • Armand, Alex, Augsburg, Britta, Bancalari, Antonella (Jun 2021), Coordination and the poor maintenance trap: an experiment on public infrastructure in India.
  • Armand, Alex, Augsburg, Britta, Bancalari, Antonella, Kameshwara, Kalyan Kumar (Aug 2021), Countering misinformation with targeted messages: experimental evidence using mobile phones.
  • Armand, Alex, Coutts, Alexander, Vicente, Pedro C., Vilela, Inês (Oct 2021), (CEPR Working Papers Series), Measuring corruption in the field using behavioral games.
  • Armand, Alex, Carneiro, Pedro, Tagliati, Federico, Xia, Yiming (Aug 2020), (CEPR Discussion Papers), Can subsidized employment tackle long-term unemployment? Experimental evidence from North Macedonia.
  • Armand, Alex, Coutts, Alexander, Vicente, Pedro C., Vilela, Inês (Jan 2019), (NOVAFRICA Working Papers Series, n. 1902), Does information break the political resource curse? Experimental evidence from Mozambique.