Dr. Racky Balde
7. Social Protection
8. Population, Development and Labour Economics
Racky Balde work is at the intersection of labour economics, informality and social protection. She was a teaching assistant of Econometrics in the Master of Science in Public Policy and Human Development at UNU-MERIT, and micro/macroeconomics in the Bachelor of European Studies at the Faculty of Art and Social Sciences, Maastricht University. She also led tutorials of an online impact evaluation course offered to professionals interested in impact evaluation methods by UNU-MERIT. During her doctorate, she worked as a researcher on World Food Program (WFP) projects focusing on social protection for refugees. She equally did an internship at the International Labour Organisation in Geneva and consulted for the African Development Bank. Before joining UNU-MERIT, she worked as a research assistant at both CREFAT research institute and CRES institute in Senegal.