Roelen, Keetie

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Keetie Roelen is a Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Centre for Social Protection at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in the UK. She is a development economist by training and her research interests include the dynamics of (child) poverty, the psychosocial side of poverty and the role of social protection in improving people’s lives. Her work is primarily located in sub-Saharan Africa, South East and South Asia and the Caribbean and has informed policy and practice of organisations including UNICEF, Save the Children and World Vision.