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Alida Sangrigoli

Impact Economics

Alida Sangrigoli is a researcher in the fields of economics, development, and public policy.

At KIT, she is an advisor in the Impact Economics Team. She has a background in development studies and international economics and holds a PhD from the Polytechnic of Turin, Italy. During her Ph.D., she studied the role of foreign investment as a catalyst for development and structural change in African countries, with a focus on labour market dynamics in Ghana.

Before starting her PhD, she joined different research projects in the fields of health economics and policy and local development. Among these, she took part in an Inter-American Development Bank project, conducting fieldwork and data analysis for the development of a sustainable tourism strategy in four urban areas in Argentina.

Alida also collaborated with the International Training Centre of the ILO, in Turin, as both a data analyst and learning advisor. She facilitated workshops and discussions among professionals from public, private and non-governmental organizations on a variety of topics related to labour, gender equality and the impact of technological change.


  • Nestlé Income Accelerator Programme (IAP)

    • Institute
    • Project

    This innovative intervention aims to tackle child labour, decrease poverty, promote diversification and push for more gender equality. The Income Accelerator Programme (IAP) is a four-year program initiated by Nestlé and six of their traders aimed at increasing the income levels of 10,000 cocoa farming households in Côte d’Ivoire while reducing the prevalence and risk of […]