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

18/11/2019 h.12.30
LEAP joint Seminar: Rocco Macchiavello, LSE
"Upgrading Exports: The Sustainable Quality Program in the Colombia Coffee Chain" Joint work with Pepita Miquel-Florensa (Toulouse School of Economics) - paper presented by Rocco Macchiavello (London School of Economics)
A Nobel Prize to Three Fighters Against Poverty
Eliana La Ferrara and Diego Ubfal comment on the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics Award
Eliana La Ferrara elected to the American Association of Arts and Sciences
LEAP Scientific Director Eliana La Ferrara has been elected to the prestigious American Association of Arts and Sciences during the Induction Ceremony held this past weekend in Cambridge
Summer School LEAP - D'Agliano 2019
Great experience at this year's edition of D'Agliano Summer School on "Social Norms, Gender and Development"


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.