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Musharavati Ephraim Munyanyi

Social and Economic Policy Researcher

Ephraim is a Quantitative Researcher at UNICEF and an Economics PhD candidate at RMIT University in Australia. He has significant experience working with non-governmental organizations, government ministries, universities, the United Nations agencies, and various international research institutions. His research is multi-disciplinary and focuses on Applied Economics. Musharavati has an extensive track record in publishing his work in leading journals such as the Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, Energy Economics, Journal of Cleaner Production, Social Indicators Research, and Journal of Business Research. His research publications have contributed to answering questions on how to: reduce energy poverty and obesity, improve homeownership rates, narrow gender gaps in health outcomes, enhance the efficacy of foreign aid at the sub-national level, improve child health, and increase the adoption of clean energy, among others. Musharavati’s current work with UNICEF involves investigating the impact of cash transfers on several outcomes, including welfare, school enrolment, conflict, and food prices in developing countries.