Below is a selected number of presentations I have given in the fields of INEQUALITY, POVERTY and SOCIAL POLICY.


Trends in Intergenerational Educational Inequality in sub-Saharan Africa, cohorts 1974-2003
Presented at:

  • ECSR Annual Conference on inequality over the life course, 12-14 Sept 2019, Lausanne
  • UNDP Human Development Report Consultation Meeting, 23 April 2019, Doha, Qatar
  • ISA RC28 Spring Meeting on Stratification, Mobility and Inequality, 21-23 March 2019, Frankfurt
  • ECSR 2nd Thematic Workshop on Wealth Inequality and Mobility, 6-7 Dec 2018, Luxembourg


Mechanisms behind Inequality in Educational Opportunities: The case of Ethiopia
Presented at:

  • InGRID-2 Workshop ‘Comparative Analysis of Longitudinal Data on Educational Outcomes’, Dec 2019, Berlin
  • UNDP Human Development Report Consultation Meeting, 23 April 2019, Doha, Qatar
  • Conference ‘Putting Children First: Identifying Solutions and Taking Action to Tackle Child Poverty and Inequality in Africa’, 23-25 Oct 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Child poverty and deprivation in Africa: Cross-country multidimensional analysis
Presented at the 5th Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators (ISCI) taking place on 2-4 Sept 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa
Panel: International Measurement of Multi-dimensional Child Poverty in Developing Countries

The Measurement and Analysis of Multidimensional Child Poverty
Presented at:

  • Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) Global Workshop on Data Interpretation, Further Analysis and Dissemination, 7. May 2014, Izmir, Turkey
  • UNICEF ESARO Regional Training Course on Child Poverty Measurement and Analysis using MODA, 13-15 April 2014, Gaborone, Botswana
  • UNICEF WCARO Regional Training Course on Multidimensional Child Poverty and Inequality Measurement, 18-20 September 2013, Dakar, Senegal
  • UNICEF WCARO Regional Training Course on Multidimensional Child Poverty Analysis, 15-16 April 2013, Dakar, Senegal
  • MENA Regional training course on ‘Child Poverty and Disparity measurement and Analysis’, organized by UNICEF MENA regional office in cooperation with Laval University and OPHI from the University of Oxford, 9-14 March 2013, Cairo, Egypt
  • UNICEF country office workshops and trainings on the measurement of child poverty: Kenya (June 2016), Algeria (June 2016), Senegal (March 2014), Madagascar (16-20 June 2014 & 20-24 Oct 2014), Ivory Coast (17-19 July 2013), Algeria (26-28 May 2013), Tunisia (13-15 May 2013), Ethiopia (17-27 March 2013 & 4-10 November 2012 in Hawassa)
  • UNICEF NY office (14-20 May 2012)


Social investment in children through social policy to reach equal opportunities for all
Presented at:

  • Conference ‘100th Anniversary of Latvia, 20th Anniversary of Protection of the Rights of the Child Law’, organized by The State Inspectorate for protection of Children’s Rights, 15 May 2018, Riga, Latvia
  • Discussion ‘Today’s children – the next century of Latvia’, organized by the Cabinet of the President of Latvia, in collaboration with the Child Well-being Network, 29 May 2017, Riga, Latvia

How to explain policy recalibration and inertia? The case of post-1989 family policy in Latvia and Poland

  • Presented at the European Network for Social Policy Analysis Conference (ESPANet), 30 Aug - 1 Sept 2018, Vilnius, Lithuania

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