Dr Rocco Zizzamia

Postdoctoral Researcher

Rocco is a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for the Study of African Economies, having recently completed his DPhil at the Oxford Department of International Development.

His research focuses on social protection and labour markets. In his current work, he is using experimental and quasi-experimental methods to study the potential to leverage innovations in the design and delivery of social protection systems to increase household resilience to poverty in the context of extreme climate events such as floods and droughts. In the past, he has researched labour markets, inequality, poverty alleviation, poverty dynamics, and social stratification, using a variety of methods, including longitudinal surveys, field experiments, qualitative studies, and behavioural lab experiments.