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Keetie Roelen

Research Fellow / Co-Director, Centre for Social Protection

Dr Keetie Roelen is a Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Centre for Social Protection. She is a development economist by training and current research interests include the dynamics of (child) poverty, social protection and the linkages between child protection and social protection.

Keetie has worked with many international organisations such as UNICEF, FAO and Concern Worldwide, performing research and policy advice work in South East Asia, Southern and Eastern Africa and Central and Eastern Europe. She has quantitative and qualitative research skills and has designed and delivered lectures and training courses for Masters students, professionals, practitioners and policy makers. Her work has been published in the form of peer-reviewed journal publications and book chapters, working papers and project reports.

Keetie Roelen’s recent work

Journal Article

Linking taxation and social protection: Evidence on redistribution and poverty reduction in Ethiopia

International Social Security Review 71.1

Although redistribution results from the simultaneous effects of taxes and transfers, analyses of their distributional effects in low?income countries have largely been undertaken from singular perspectives. This article jointly assesses the distributional effect of taxes and transfers (through...

1 January 2018