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Shaping policy for development

An overview of Lagoro IDP camp in Kitgum District, northern Uganda, 20 May 2007. Manoocher Deghati/IRIN
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Isabella Massa
Isabella Massa

Isabella Massa

Dr Isabella Massa has policy-oriented research experience, in particular with respect to African countries. Before joining ODI, she has worked as an Economist (FIP) at the International Monetary Fund within the Middle East and Central Asia Department, and has developed an extensive academic experience as research assistant and instructor in different international universities. Her research interests focus on private capital flows, stock markets development and economic growth. She has published in the Emerging Markets Review, African Development Review, Applied Financial Economics, International Review of Financial Analysis and in institutional working papers as well as occasional papers. She has a PhD in Economics and Organization at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, Italy.

Construction workers in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Construction workers in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Workers take a break at a construction site in Ho Chi Minh City. Rapid urbanization in Vietnam has brought both opportunities and challenges to the country. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Photo: Tran Viet Duc / World Bank
License: Creative Commons
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Financial regulation in low-income countries: balancing inclusive growth with financial stability

Event - Workshop - 10 - 11 September 2013
​The University of Ghana hosted a two workshop and debate for the ODI project, funded by DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme, on financial regulation in African low-income countries.

Assessing Aid for Trade: effectiveness, current issues and future directions

Publication - Books or book chapters - 31 July 2013
Dirk Willem te Velde and Mohammad A Razzaque
This volume, comprising 16 chapters prepared by 20 renowned experts from a range of international organisations, think tanks and academic institutions, including Commonwealth Secretariat, ODI, ECDPM, DIE, ICTSD, Saana Consulting, WTI Advisors, and Columbia University, provides a comprehensive review of the Aid for Trade initiative.