Chrysanthi Hatzimasoura

Chrysanthi Hatzimasoura

Title:
Research Professor
Email:
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Dr. Hatzimasoura’s research informs policy making in the District. She is an original member of The Lab @ DC where she is a Senior Social Scientist. She is currently leading evaluations related to vulnerable youth, returning citizen programs, school attendance for students experiencing homelessness, attendance technology for parent engagement, and care coordination for the Medicaid population through 911 emergency medical services. Before joining GWIPP, she was a Senior Research Associate at the Institute for International Economic Policy. Her areas of expertise lie in measurement theory with applications to randomized evaluations. She has developed measurement methodologies for ordinal information in health economics. Chrysanthi has worked at the World Bank, where she led the evaluation of an employment training program in Nicaragua with a focus on women’s economic empowerment. Her previous experience includes work on DC’s vulnerable youth's aspirations and economic decision making, for which she was awarded the Philip M. Dearborn Fellowship. She is the co-founder of the Washington Area Development Economics Symposium (WADES). She teaches courses in econometrics, development economics, and microeconomics.

 

She earned a Ph.D. in economics from The George Washington University and a B.Sc. in statistics and economics from the University of London, Birkbeck College. Chrysanthi also trained as a concert pianist and holds a B.Mus. in piano performance.