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.

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LEAP's Tutoring Online Project (TOP) wins the FISR 2020 COVID call
The “Tutoring Online Project (TOP): Mitigating the Impact of Covid-19 on Educational Inequalities” is one of the winners of the FISR 2020 COVID call, issued by FISR (the Special Supplementary Fund for Research of the Ministry of University and Research).
State Capacity, Natural Resources and Conflict in the DRC: a Discussion in Memory of Luca Attanasio
On 15 June 2021, 4:00-6:00 PM (CET), Online event to commemorate the Italian Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Alumnus Bocconi.
CEPR/LEAP Workshop in Development Economics 2021
20-21 May 2021, Online Programme


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


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