Ben Allen

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Ben Allen

Ben Allen received his Ph.D. in Political Science from UC Berkeley and taught there before he was hired as CRS’ Technical Advisor for Microfinance Research. Since joining the agency in 2016, Ben has provided technical support to Expanding Financial Inclusion in Africa’s (EFI) research and learning team, as well as to SILC projects in Tanzania, Kenya, Mauritania, Uganda, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Haiti.