In his former role as Senior Program Associate on the Global Health and Global Education teams, Milan Thomas contributed to and led a number of research projects on topics including out of school children, human capital and development, education finance (with Nicholas Burnett), development assistance for health, and fiscal space analysis (with Robert Hecht). He has discussed his research at international academic conferences (including the Pan-Commonwealth Forum and Comparative International Education Society), as well as on leading world news programs (including Voice of America and CNBC Africa). His first publications as an R4D Associate Fellow include chapters in UNICEF’s Global Report on Out of School Children and Routledge’s International Handbook on Development and Education, both forthcoming in early 2015.
Milan is currently in Georgetown University’s PhD in Economics program. He holds an MSc in Finance from the London School of Economics, and a BA and MPhil in Economics from the University of Cambridge.