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Martin Greeley

Research Fellow

Dr Martin Greeley is a Development Economist with over 40 years professional experience. Martin has directed several major research projects, focusing primarily on poverty reduction and has led major studies on the evaluation of aid. He spent ten years working on research projects in South Asia, (India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh). In 2017-2018 he is working on two major research projects related to extreme poverty.

The first project is on graduation and is a partnership between IDS and Fonkoze in Haiti. It has five work-streams researching Fonkoze’s Chemen Lavi Miyò Programme.

The second is an ESRC-funded project on Graduation as Resilience which is researching a model of psychological well-being. The aim is to assess how programme inputs to strengthening the psychological well-being of female particpants contribute to improvements in material outcomes.

He has worked with the World Bank, European Investment Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, African Development Bank and Asian Development Bank as well as several UN agencies and many bilateral donors.

Martin teaches Development Economics at the University of Sussex. He has held several senior positions including Head of Graduate Programmes at IDS, Member of Governing Body and also, for the University of Sussex, Chair of the Research Degrees Examination Board.

Main areas of research are: poverty reduction; aid and public policy; agricultural development; fragile states; impact assessment; and, microfinance.

Martin Greeley’s recent work

Publication

Poverty, voice and advocacy: a Haitian study

Published by IDS

Over the past ten years, Fonkoze (a non-profit organisation in Haiti) has adapted the 'graduation' model of lifting families out of extreme poverty through its Chemen Lavi Miyò (CLM) or 'pathway to a better life' programme. Yet despite international recognition for this approach, Fonkoze’s...

1 December 2017

Journal Article

Real Time Monitoring for the Most Vulnerable

Published by IDS

Developing real time information streams is about new ways of collecting traditional data, and of facilitating the sharing of existing data and knowledge across sectors and institutions.

12 April 2013

Journal Article

Real Time Monitoring for the Most Vulnerable

Published by IDS

Developing real time information streams is about new ways of collecting traditional data, and of facilitating the sharing of existing data and knowledge across sectors and institutions.

12 April 2013