Kelvin Chileshe holds an MA (Economics) and BA (Economics with Mathematics & Statistics) from the University of Zambia (UNZA). Additionally, he has worked for the Economics department at the University of Zambia both as an assistant lecturer and researcher.  His research portfolio span from causal inferences on observational data using endogenous switching and sample selection models for binary, ordinal, and count variables, Matching and IPTW techniques to time series data models.  His main areas of interest include multidimensional poverty measurement, impact evaluation, income inequalities, Public Health , household’s expenditure behavior, and applied micro-econometrics.

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Fields of specialization

Poverty and inequality , Health and nutrition, Impacts of government programs, Fiscal policy


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‘Work-study’ and Educational Mismatch among Youths: Evidence from Zambia Zambia Education and training , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children


Mr. Kelvin Chileshe
Research Assistant
The University of Zambia

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