Laterite Launches PhD Hub – Interview with Leander Heldring

Why do some societies manage to raise taxes efficiently while some others don’t? What are the roles of the state and history in the process? These are some of the fascinating questions Leander Heldring, a PhD candidate in Economics at Oxford, is investigating. In close collaboration with Laterite, and with the support of the International Growth Centre [...]

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Laterite Intern Ashley Pople Reflects On Her Time in Rwanda

In February 2015, after finishing an honours degree in Economics at the University of Cape Town, Ashley Pople joined the Laterite team for a 4-month internship with the Research team. Upon arrival, Ashley jumped right in, leading the implementation of an impact evaluation of a Plan International educational project. She also worked on one of [...]

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