Noam Angrist

Fellow at University Of Oxford, Consultant at The World Bank, CoFounder at Young 1ove

Noam Angrist has worked with various World Bank units including with the Chief Economist, the Human Development Practice, and the Education Global Practice. Angrist is a fellow at the University of Oxford and is the co-founder of Young 1ove – an NGO based in Botswana committed to bridging the gap between evidence in health and education and translation into scaled policy and practice. At the World Bank, Angrist has co-authored several papers producing key ingredients for the Human Capital Index, including Harmonized Learning Outcomes and Learning-Adjusted Years of Schooling (LAYS) at the country-level. Angrist has also co-authored work comparing education outcomes in terms of LAYS for hundreds of policies and interventions which served as a background paper for the Global Education Evidence Advisory Panel "Smart Buys" effort to prioritize cost-effective education investments. Angrist’s interests center on human capital, education quality and measurement, youth development, HIV/AIDS prevention and external validity. Angrist has also worked at the University of Botswana as a Fulbright Scholar, the Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and the White House, and has worked with the governments of Kenya and Botswana to replicate, evaluate, and implement evidence-based programs. Angrist has a B.S. in Mathematics & Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and PhD from the University of Oxford where he was a Rhodes Scholar.