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Salif Jaiteh (Senegal)

Economist I

Salif Jaiteh is an Economist on the Technical Team at IDinsight, currently based in New York City, United States.

Prior to IDinsight, Salif has worked in a variety of impact evaluations and research projects focusing on issues around development. He has supported and led impact evaluations on financial intermediation in Zambia and the One Health approach in Sierra Leone and evaluated the Microfinance for Decent Work Programme in India, Pakistan and Vietnam for the International Labor Organization. In his research during graduate school, he mostly focused on migration attitudes but also studied how to improve the measurement of wealth using remote sensing.

Salif holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Mannheim, an MA and an MPhil in Political Science from Columbia University, and is currently completing his PhD in Political Science from the same university. Salif is fluent in Mandinka, German, English and Spanish.