Rehan Rafay Jamil

Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at Brown University, UK

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Rehan’s research interests include political economy of development, social policy and citizenship in South Asia. His dissertation explores the political origins and citizenship impacts of Pakistan's largest social safety net: The Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), one of the largest unconditional cash transfer programs targeted exclusively at women in the Global South. Rehan is a visiting researcher at the Collective for Social Science Research (CSSR) in Karachi (2018-19) and a graduate fellow in development at Brown University’s Watson Institute (2016-18). Rehan has a Masters degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor's degree from Oberlin College. Prior to coming to Brown, Rehan worked with the World Bank's Social Protection and Labor practice in Washington DC, focusing on social safety nets in South Asia.