Jonathan Lain is a Global Impact Evaluation Adviser at Oxfam GB. He provides specialist advice on tools, methods, and processes for undertaking rigorous impact evaluation on Oxfam's projects. He is currently working on a range of focused evaluations of a random sample of Oxfam's projects in order to capture and communicate our effectiveness as an organisation and promote effective learning. He works in particular on evaluating projects aimed at building resilience.
Jonathan has recently completed his PhD in Economics at Oxford University. He has previously worked as a Research Consultant for the World Bank and as a Research Assistant for the Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), where he conducted fieldwork in collaboration with the Ghana Statistical Office on collecting the Ghana Household Urban Panel Survey and the Ghana High-Frequency Labour Force Survey in 2013. Prior to that he completed an MSc in Economics for Development, with distinction, at Oxford University and received a First Class degree, also from Oxford University, in
Philosophy, Politics and Economics.