Dr. Sajeda Amin

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Dr. Amin is a Senior Associate for the Poverty, Gender, and Youth Program at the Population Council, where she has worked since 1995. She is interested in a range of issues related to gender, work, poverty, and family in the developing world. She has a strong interest in intervention research and has evaluated programs on microfinance, adolescent empowerment, financial literacy, incentives to change behaviors, prevention of child marriage, and prevention of gender-based violence. While most of her work takes place in Bangladesh, she has also conducted comparative studies on and written about Egypt, India, and Vietnam. Prior to coming to the Population Council, Amin was a research fellow at the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies in Dhaka. She received a Ph.D. in demography and sociology from Princeton University in 1988.