Pieter Serneels is Professor of Economics at the University of East Anglia. His research is on applied micro, behavioural and labour economics and human capital in low income countries.
Pieter is a full member of the European Development Network (EUDN) and Experiments in Governance and Politics (EGAP). He is a visiting scholar at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University. He provides research advice as Senior Research Fellow to the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), and to Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE) at the Blavatnik School of Government Oxford. Pieter co-directed the Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Sciences (CBESS) at the University of East Anglia, and has been a visitor at the University of Oxford, The World Bank, Universidad de Los Andes, among others. He has published in peer-reviewed journals and books, and has given advice to governments in low, middle and high income countries.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in March 2009.