Marta  Grabowska

Marta Grabowska Researchers

Research and Projects Officer (BSG)

Marta is currently working as a Research and Projects Officer for the Mind and Behaviour Research Group (MBRG) at the Blavatnik School of Government and the Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE).

Marta has a BA(Hons) in Economics and History from the University of Durham and an MSc in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford. Her research at the CSAE includes projects in Kenya and South Africa on civic and political behaviour. At the MBRG, she manages administrative and financial activities and oversees the outreach activities of the Group. She previously worked as a research intern for the NGO WaterSHED Asia, Cambodia.

At the Blavatnik School of Government, Marta supports Kate Orkin in the administration and analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials in political economy in Kenya and South Africa. The former focuses on the impact of positive income shocks for poor households on the relationship between local politicians and the community, whereas the latter investigates the effect of providing polling information on voter turnout in closely-contested elections.