Dr Natalie Naïri Quinn

Senior Research Officer

Natalie’s research interests lie in the intersection of welfare economics and development economics, with a focus on measurement. She leads the research project Structural Estimation of Spatial Spillover Effects of Cash Transfers.

Natalie concurrently holds the position of Domus Fellow and Tutor in Economics at Lady Margaret Hall, one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford, where she teaches and directs studies in Economics. She was previously Senior Research Officer at OPHI. Before joining ODID, Natalie was Career Development Fellow in Economics at St John’s College and the Department of Economics. Earlier, she spent two years as Economic Advisor to the Ministry of Health and Sanitation in Sierra Leone (an ODI Fellowship).

She has a DPhil and MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford and a BA in Natural Sciences (Theoretical Physics) from the University of Cambridge.

Research
Teaching
Publications
Structural Estimation of Spatial Spillover Effects of Cash Transfers
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Pre-sessional course on Mathematics and Statistics for the MSc in Economics for Development.

Module on Poverty and Inequality for the MSc in Economics for Development

Research Students supervised

Quinn, Natalie (with A Vaz, B Malaeb) (2019) 'Evaluation of programs with multiple objectives: Multidimensional methods and empirical application to Progresa in Mexico', OPHI Research in Progress 55a University of Oxford University of Oxford

Journal articles and special issues

Quinn, Natalie (with S Alkire, R Nogales, & N Suppa) (2021) 'Global multidimensional poverty and COVID-19: A decade of progress at risk?', Social Science & Medicine 291 114457

Chapters

Quinn, Natalie (with C Porter) (2013) ' Measuring Intertemporal Poverty: Policy Options for the Poverty Analyst'. In G Betti, A Lemmi (eds) Poverty and Social Exclusion: New Methods of Analysis , Routledge

Reports

Quinn, Natalie (with B Caeyers) (2015) 'Livelihoods in Armenia: Evaluation of new economic opportunities for small-scale farmers in Tavush and Vayots Dzor regions', Effectiveness Review Series 2013/14 Oxford, Oxfam GB

Working papers

Quinn, Natalie (with A Vaz, B Malaeb ) (2019) 'Evaluation of programs with multiple objectives: Multidimensional methods and empirical application to Progresa in Mexico', OPHI Research in Progress 55a University of Oxford

Other publications

Quinn, Natalie (2017) 'Chronic Poverty and Poverty Dynamics: Resolving a Paradox in the Normative Basis for Intertemporal Poverty Measures', Research on Economic Inequality
Research interests:

Measurement, poverty, women’s empowerment, welfare economics