Giulia Ferrari

Dr Giulia Ferrari is an Assistant Professorial Research Fellow the Centre for Women, Peace and Security. She is a co-Investigator on the methodological innovations research programme of the UKRI GCRF Gender, Justice and Security Hub. She is the Principal Investigator on the economic evaluation of a cash transfer plus life skills training in Pakistan (funder: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation)l and of the National Plan for the prevention of child marriage in Bangladesh (funder: UNICEF and UNFPA). She is also collaborating with UNFPA to determine the global costs of prevention violence against women and girls.

Giulia is a health economist with 18 years’ research experience in violence, international development, measurement and health, including in fragile and conflict settings. She has worked on sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Western Europe.

Before joining the LSE in 2020, Giulia was a Research Fellow with the Gender Violence and Health Centre (GVHC) and a member of the Centre for Health Economics in London (CHiL) at LSHTM between 2015 and 2019, a Research Associate at the University of Bristol (2012-2014), a Visiting Lecturer at King’s College, London (2012) and an LSE Fellow (2011/2012). She has a PhD in International Development and an MSc in Environment and Development from the London School of Economics and a BSc (Hons) in Economics and Social Disciplines (Des) from Bocconi University (Italy). She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and is affiliated with the Bristol Medical School at the University of Bristol. She has worked as a consultant in the international and sustainable development fields for various organisations, including the European Commission, the American Institutes for Research, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), the United Nations, and the World Bank.