Ifeanyi Edochie

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Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Santa Monica Office


M.A. in economics, Duke University; B.S. in economics and industrial engineering, Lehigh University


Ifeanyi Edochie is a doctoral candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy researcher at RAND. He has an M.A. in economics from Duke University and a B.S. in economics and industrial engineering from Lehigh University. He also received a data science specialization certificate from John Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Prior to joining Pardee RAND, he was a research fellow at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, where he worked with the New Technologies and Innovation Section carrying out independent research on the economic impact of science, technology, and innovation on structural transformation and socioeconomic development in African economies. As a data analyst at the United Nations Population Fund's Nigeria office, he provided technical support for structuring and implementing surveys, proposals, monitoring and evaluation of funded projects, as well as logistics and supply chain management for family planning and reproductive health.

Edochie's research interests include labor markets in developing economies; the economics of science, technology, and innovation; macroeconomic policy, and econometric methodology.