Christy Lazicky

Leads technical design and implementation of IDinsight projects, with a passion for using evidence to inform development policy.

Christy Lazicky is an Economist at IDinsight, based in Nairobi.

Christy oversees the technical design and execution of impact evaluations and process evaluations at IDinsight. She has previously managed a diverse portfolio of projects in East Africa, including a large-scale evaluation for a Development Impact Bond on poverty alleviation, a mixed-methods study of a youth employment program and a study on pneumonia misdiagnosis rates.

Prior to joining IDinsight, she worked as a Research Manager at London Business School leading the operationalization and implementation strategy of three impact evaluations in Uganda, Rwanda, and Ghana. She has also worked with MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) in South Africa and Mathematica Policy Research in Washington, DC.

Christy holds a MPA in International Development (MPA/ID) from Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Dartmouth College.

Selected Publications

  • "Measuring the Unmeasured: Combining Technology and Behavioral Insights to Improve Measurement of Business Outcomes" World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8836, April 2019. (Policy Research Working Paper)