Niklas Heusch is an Economist at IDinsight, based in Dakar, Senegal.
Prior to joining IDinsight, Niklas worked on public health and nutrition research projects in Ghana, Sierra Leone, and India and completed his dissertation research in northern Ghana examining informal medical care. Once upon a time, Niklas also worked as a stagiaire at the European Commission for the Principal Economic Advisor to President Barroso.
Niklas holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from the University of Oxford, and a master’s degree in Economics from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. He has been a Marie-Curie fellow at the Paris School of Economics and is scheduled to receive his PhD from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in September.