Babken Babajanian
Associate Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science

Babken Babajanian has extensive experience in applied policy research and program design, and has previously worked with the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and the Overseas Development Institute. He has a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University and a PhD in Social Policy from the London School of Economics.


Social protection spending and coverage are increasing, yet some countries continue to favor the nonpoor over the poor, and men over women.

Policy Brief

To build a well-coordinated government assistance program, focus on communication and outreach, targeting, service delivery, and evaluation.