Dr Antonella Bancalari
Dr Antonella Bancalari was a Lecturer at the School of Economics and Finance at St Andrews between January 2021 and December 2022. In January 2023 she moved to the Institute for Fiscal Studies as a Senior Research Associate.
Antonella completed her PhD at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Department of Social Policy (2020) and holds a Master in Public Administration – International Development/Economic Policy from the LSE (2016). Antonella earned her BSc in Economics from Universidad del Pacifico (Lima, Peru).
Antonella received a Fulbright/Royal Society of Edinburgh award from the US-UK Fulbright Commission to visit the Department of Economics at Yale University in Fall 2022.
Publications and Working Papers at St Andrews
- “When Nature Calls Back: Sustaining Behavioral Change in Rural Pakistan,” with Augsburg, B. Z. Durrani, M. Vaidyanathan, and Z. White, Journal of Development Economics 158(2022):102933 (September 2022).
- “COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance and Hesitancy in Low- and Middle-income Countries” (with J.S.S. Arce, J.S.S. , S.S. Warren, N.F. Meriggi, A. Scacco, N. McMurry, M. Voors, G. Syunyaev, A.A. Malik, S. Aboutajdine, O. Adeojo, D. Anigo, A. Armand, S. Asad, M. Atyera, B. Augsburg, M. Awasthi, G.E. Ayesiga, M.B. Nyqvist, E. Borisova, C.M. Bosancianu, M.R.C. García, A. Cheema, E. Collins, F. Cuccaro, A.Z. Farooqi, T. Fatima, M. Fracchia, M.L.G. Soria, A. Guariso, A. Hasanain, S. Jaramillo, S. Kallon, A. Kamwesigye, A. Kharel, S. Kreps, M. Levine, R. Littman, M. Malik, G. Manirabaruta, J.L.H. Mfura, F. Momoh, A. Mucauque, I.Mussa, J.A. Nsabimana, I. Obara, M.J. Otálora, B.W. Ouédraogo, T.B. Pare, M.R. Platas, L. Polanco, J.A. Qureshi, M. Raheem, V. Ramakrishna, I.Rendrá, T. Shah, S.E. Shaked, J.N. Shapiro, J. Svensson, A. Tariq, A.M. Tchibozo, H.A. Tiwana, B. Trivedi, C. Vernot, P.C. Vicente, L.B. Weissinger, B. Zafar, B. Zhang, D. Karlan, M. Callen, M. Teachout, M. Humphreys, A.M. Mobarak, and S.B. Omer) Nature Medicine 27:1385–1394 (July 2021).
- “Coordination and the Poor Maintenance Trap: an Experiment on Public Infrastructure in India” (with A. Armand, and B. Augsburg), CEPR Discussion Paper 16284 (June 2021).
- “Can White Elephants Kill? Unintended Consequences of Infrastructure Development in Peru,” Institute for Fiscal Studies Working Paper W20/32 (September 2020).