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Andrew Shepherd

Principal Research Fellow, Director CPAN project

Equity and Social Policy

Portrait of Andrew Shepherd

Andrew Shepherd is the Director of the Chronic Poverty Advisory Network, and Principal Research Fellow. Andrew has now led the production of four international Chronic Poverty Reports, the latest (2019) on Growth. Previously director of the Chronic Poverty Research Centre, he has also worked on several large evaluations of anti-poverty policies and programmes. He has been a director of programmes at ODI and was previously a staff member of Unicef in Sudan as well as a senior lecturer at Birmingham University. His major developing country experiences have been in Ghana, India, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and more recently Rwanda and Zambia.

Previously director of the Chronic Poverty Research Centre, he has also worked on several large evaluations of anti-poverty policies and programmes. He has been a director of programmes at ODI and was previously a staff member of Unicef in Sudan as well as a lecturer and senior lecturer at Birmingham University. His major developing country experiences have been in Ghana, India, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

  1. Household economic diversification: policies to support smallholder agriculture, the rural non-farm economy and casual wage labour

    Working papers

  2. Getting the long-term macro development perspective right: diversification of the economy with strategic investment and increased protection from risks

    Working papers

  3. What policy lessons can be learnt from cases of pro-poorest growth?

    Working papers

  4. Conference report: ‘Incorporating Pro-Poorest Growth in the SDGs: Moving Beyond the MDGs’

    Research reports

  5. CPAN-ADB Conference on Pro-poorest Growth and the SDGs: emerging issues

    Event

  6. How resilient are escapes out of poverty?

    Working papers

  7. Translating growth into poverty reduction: beyond the numbers

    Research reports

  8. What is chronic poverty? Findings from the Chronic Poverty Research Centre

    Research reports

  9. Financial inclusion in Nigeria

    Briefing/policy papers

  10. Financial inclusion policy guide: enhanced resilience through savings and insurance via linkages and digital technology

    Research reports

  11. Pro-poorest economic growth: employment and social assistance contributions to the eradication of extreme poverty

    Briefing/policy papers

  12. Financial inclusion: promising avenues for South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa

    Event

  13. What can be done to address intersecting inequalities? Social justice post-2015

    Briefing/policy papers

  14. Strengthening social justice to address intersecting inequalities

    Research reports

  15. Zero poverty? The Sustainable Development Goals aren’t quite there yet

  16. Addressing chronic poverty in middle-income countries: getting close to zero

    Research reports

  17. Our collective interest: why Europe's problems need global solutions and global problems need European action

    Research reports

  18. ​EU’s pivotal role in tackling poverty and inequality worldwide

    Other

  19. The Chronic Poverty Report 2014-2015: The road to zero extreme poverty

    Research reports

  20. The geography of poverty, disasters and climate extremes in 2030

    Research reports

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