Researcher, Behavior Program

Oscar Mauricio Diaz Botia

Oscar Mauricio Diaz Botia is a Researcher at ISDC. His research interests include education, poverty alleviation, early childhood development and development in conflict environments. At ISDC, Oscar contributed to data analysis for the impact evaluation of the World Food Program Interventions on Children Anthropometric Indicators in Niger. He is currently working on the ‘Evaluation of UNHCR’s Cooperation with Development Actors’ with data on refugees in Ethiopia.

Oscar has previously worked as Economic Adviser at the Ministry of Education of Ethiopia, sponsored by the Overseas Development Institute Fellowship; an advisor in the Ministry of Finance of Colombia; a lecturer in Quantitative methods in Science Po France and in Development Economics in Addis Abeba University. He holds a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, in the field of Quantitative Economics, with a major in Public Policy and Development from the Paris School Of Economics and a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, in the field of Economics from the Toulouse School Of Economics.