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.

Latest News

Eliana La Ferrara has been elected Second Vice-President of the Econometric Society
Congratulations to our Scientific Director Eliana La Ferrara for being elected Second Vice-President of the Econometric Society!
Twentieth Summer School in International and Development Economics
LEAP thanks all participants, professors and organizers of the Twentieth Summer School in International and Development Economics.
Funding programme “Roberto Franceschi” for current students of Master of Science and PhD
Fondazione Roberto Franceschi Onlus establishes an annual research funding programme in the field of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of social pathologies and forms of social exclusion.


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


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