Benjamin Daniels is a Research Fellow at gui²de. Benjamin’s research focuses on the delivery of high-quality primary health care in developing contexts. His work on data from India, Kenya, South Africa, China, and other locations has highlighted the importance of direct measurement of health care provider knowledge, effort, and practice. He has supported some of the largest research studies to date utilizing clinical vignettes, provider observation, and standardized patients. Benjamin is a member of the QuTUB Project team.
Benjamin also works as a consultant with DIME Analytics at The World Bank to improve the reproducibility, transparency, and credibility of development research. This work comprises code and process development, research personnel training, and direct support for data analysis and survey development. These tools include software products like
ietoolkit, research resources like the DIME Wiki and the Data for Development Impact resource guidebook.
Catherine is a PhD candidate in economics at the University of Toronto. She recently moved to Washington, DC to work as a research Fellow at gui2de. She is working on the LEAPS Program. Her research is in the economics of education and development economics. She conducted field work in Malawi to study the impact of student access to Wikipedia. Her recent work focuses on understanding public schools’ responses to private school competition.
She holds an MA in Economics from Simon Fraser University, and a BA in International Studies and Modern Languages from Université Laval.