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Eva Vivalt is a Wealth and Wellbeing Research Fellow / Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the Research School of Economics at Australian National University and the founder of AidGrade. Dr. Vivalt 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, working with the Development Economics Research Group. Dr. Vivalt was also recently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Stanford. Previously, Dr. Vivalt completed an M.Phil. in Development Studies at Oxford University on a Commonwealth Scholarship after obtaining an A.B. from Dartmouth College. Dr. Vivalt has extensive experience with international development through work with the UN Development Program and numerous non-profit organizations and has spent significant time abroad, including in Bulgaria, China, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Russia, Rwanda, and Thailand. Dr. Vivalt 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.