Alex Armand is an Assistant Professor at the University of Navarra (Spain) and a Faculty Fellow at the Navarra Centre for International Development. He specializes in Development Economics and Policy Evaluation. His current work focuses on the effect of providing gender-targeted cash transfers on household outcomes, rent-seeking behaviour and natural resources discovery, as well as education- and health-related policy interventions. During his professional career, he has worked on the evaluation of interventions in Eritrea, Mozambique, India and Eastern Europe. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University College London, UK, a MSc in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain, and a BSc in Economics from the University of Turin, Italy.