Dr. Monica Jain is a development economist with more than twenty years of experience in the area of evidence-informed policies. Her research focuses on poverty and development issues, especially nutrition and health. At 3ie, Monica manages a global portfolio of policy-relevant evaluations focused on immunization and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) informed sectors like environment, infrastructure, governance, and public finance. She is a member of an international WHO working group that is tasked with developing guidance and tools to measure the drivers of vaccination uptake. She is also part of the Suvita advisory board. Before joining 3ie, Monica worked at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington, DC and the World Bank Poverty Reduction and Economic Management unit in New Delhi. She holds a PhD in Economics from University of California, Riverside and a MPhil and Masters in Economics from Delhi School of Economics, India.