Economist at the World Bank Gender Innovation Lab
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Léa Rouanet is an Economist at the World Bank Gender Innovation Lab. Her current research focuses on identifying and addressing gender-based constraints to economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on agriculture, youth employment, socio-emotional skills, gender-based violence and adolescent girls programming. She is currently involved in several impact evaluations on these topics across sub-Saharan Africa. Before joining the World Bank, Léa was a PhD candidate and Research Fellow at the Paris School of Economics, where her research focused on nutrition, child mortality, fertility and gender preferences in Africa. She holds a PhD in Economics from the Paris School of Economics.