Tara Davda is a Research Officer at the Development Policy Centre, Crawford School of Public Policy. An aspiring development economist, she handles most of the stats for the ANU-UPNG Case Study on Service Delivery in PNG. Before joining Devpolicy, Tara was a member of the impact evaluation team at IPC-UNDP, where she was involved in research on the impact of social protection models on poverty outcomes.
Tara is passionate about creating development opportunities in developing countries. This interest has led her to research opportunities in Asia and Latin America, where her research has focused on financial tools for poverty alleviation, water resource management and social protection.
She holds a Masters in International Development Economics from Crawford School of Public policy, ANU.