Neila Khelifi

Neila Khelifi
Research Assistant
Cambridge Office


M.Sc. in political economy of europe, London School of Economics; M.Sc. in European affairs, Sciences Po Paris; B.A. in European social and political studies—German and economics, University College London and Sciences Po. Paris


Neïla Khelifi is a research assistant at RAND Europe working in the area of home affairs and social policy. Before joining RAND, she completed an internship at the French Ministry of Culture within the Department for Budgetary Affairs. Khelifi was also an intern at the strategy consultancy Altermind in Paris, where she worked on European regulation affecting the agri-food industry.

Khelifi earned an M.Sc. in political economy of Europe with a distinction from the European Institute of the London School of Economics. Her master’s dissertation focused on the treatment of culture in EU trade policy. She also holds a master’s in European affairs from Sciences Po Paris and a dual B.A. in European social and political studies from Sciences Po and UCL.

Recent Projects

  • Coding of Domestic Homicide Review
  • UNICEF peer review evaluation