Soazic Elise Wang Sonne
4. Governance and institutions
7. Social Protection
8. Population, Development and Labour Economics
Elise is a PhD research fellow at UNU-MERIT. She holds a double engineering degree in Statistics, Econometrics and Applied Economics from The Sub-regional Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics of Central Africa in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Elise is also a holder of a MSc in Program Evaluation from the University of Rennes 1 (France) funded by the UK Chevening Cameroon Woman excellence scholarship.
She worked for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; the Economic Department of the French Embassy and the National Institute of Statistics of Cameroon. Her research interest encompasses technology adoption, children's health, gender, conflict, applied econometrics, impact evaluation and transparency in social sciences. Elise is also a holder of numerous excellence academic prizes, fellowships and scholarships such as the The Cameroon head of the state excellence scholarship for outstanding graduate students and the United Nations young African Scholar fellowship program.