Marion Krämer

Designation: Evaluator and Team Leader, Deval
Marion Krämer is a development economist with expertise in rigorous impact evaluation, nutrition, child development and social security. She is an evaluator and team leader at DEval for a research project on rigorous impact evaluation.

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Securing and building peaceful societies: Where is the evidence and where is it missing?

It has been estimated that over 1.8 billion people, close to a quarter of the world’s population, live in fragile contexts (OECD, 2018). Given the current Covid-19 pandemic, it is likely that this number might rapidly increase, with unequal access to health services, decent jobs, and safe housing leading to growing mistrust and social unrest. Interventions that tackle the underlying causes of conflict and fragility – along with immediate responses to the pandemic – are therefore more relevant than ever.