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Mind & Behaviour Research Group

The Mind and Behaviour Research Group brings together economists, psychiatrists, and psychologists based at the University of Oxford as part of the Centre for the Study of African Economies. Our aim is to investigate the psychological impact of living in poverty and use findings to improve policy programmes.

Learn more about our Measurement Matters series


In conjunction with the Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), the Mind & Behaviour Research Group be sharing information and best practices on measurement tools which might be particularly useful for researchers in behavioural economics, psychology and psychiatry.

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What Do We Know About Universal Basic Income?

Dr. Johannes Haushofer and Dr. Kate Orkin discuss UBI and cash transfers at the most recent Behavioural Exchange conference.  

Researcher Featured in New York Times Story

The New York Times discusses a study by researcher Emma Riley, which shows improvements in Ugandan students' national exam scores after watching the Disney movie Queen of Katwe

Africa Portal Covers Study Focused on Job-Seekers

The Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator CEO highlights new research on what is driving mismatches between young South Africans searching for work and businesses who say they struggle to hire.