Leap Laboratory for Effective Anti-poverty Policies
Our Mission
We aim at reducing poverty around the world through the design, the analysis and the dissemination of effective anti-poverty programs. We do this by combining original data collection and rigorous scientific research in order to offer reliable solutions to policy-makers seeking to improve the lives of the poor.

News & Events

Lucia Corno's ERC Starting Grant
Lucia Corno, LEAP Executive Director, obtained an ERC Starting Grant for her research project on "Harmful Traditions, Women Empowerment and Development".
Bocconi Donor Event 2019
Prof. Diego Ubfal (Bocconi University) and Dr. Gianantonio Bissaro (Fondazione Invernizzi) presented LEAP during Bocconi Donor Event 2019
Bocconi University, via Roentgen room 5-E4-SR04
09/04/2019 h.12.30
LEAP Seminar: Heather Schofield, University of Pennsylvania
"Sleepless in Chennai: The Consequences of Improving Sleep among the Urban Poor" - paper presented by Heather Schofield, University of Pennsylvania
Bocconi University, via Roentgen room 3-B3-SR01
22/03/2019 h.13.45
LEAP Development Coffee Damien De Walque, World Bank
"Love, Behavior and Incentives in the Time of HIV/AIDS" - presented by Damien De Walque, Senior Economist in the Development Research Group (Human Development Team) at the World Bank


Where we Work

Where we work
We work with stakeholders all over the world, with a focus on developing countries and Italy.


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We are always looking for partners and researchers who share our goals and values.