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Eva Vivalt is a Lecturer (i.e. Assistant Professor) at Australian National University and the founder of AidGrade. She has a Ph.D. in Economics and an M.A. in Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley and spent two years as a Young Professional at the World Bank, where she worked in the Development Economics Research Group. She was also recently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Stanford. Eva completed an M.Phil. in Development Studies at Oxford University on a Commonwealth Scholarship after obtaining her A.B. from Dartmouth College. She previously worked as a consultant in the World Bank’s Development Economics Research Group and has extensive experience with international development, including field experience, through work with the UN Development Program, Oxford Development Abroad, and numerous other charity groups. She has had experience as an advisor to new community service groups and has spent significant time abroad, including in Bulgaria, China, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Thailand and Russia. Eva has worked on impact evaluations independently as well as for the Development Impact Evaluation Initiative and other units within the World Bank, the IFC and MIGA. The smallest impact evaluation that she has designed was on a $0 budget; the largest, on a $1 million budget for a $300 million/year program.